Chestnut-breasted Shelduck Miranda

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phil hammond
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Chestnut-breasted Shelduck Miranda

Postby phil hammond » Wed Sep 25, 2019 8:59 pm

There was a C B Shelduck on the Stilt Pond at Miranda this afternoon along with 25 parries, about 60 shoveller, and 310 Grey Teal

Phil Hammond
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troymakan
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Re: Chestnut-breasted Shelduck Miranda

Postby troymakan » Fri Sep 27, 2019 5:57 pm

Still there today
David Lawrie
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Re: Chestnut-breasted Shelduck Miranda

Postby David Lawrie » Sat Sep 28, 2019 8:17 pm

The CB Shelduck was showing well on the northern end of the main pond this afternoon.
3 FE Curlew and 2 Asiatic Whimbrel on the main shellbank.
Godwit numbers up to 3700, including 1 juvenile, Knot 1900.
just after 6pm there was a small flight of 21 Godwit and 10 Knot that rose out of the flock migrating almost due south, so they obviously briefly staged at Miranda before heading south.

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