Black-fronted Dotterel, Stewart Island

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Matt Jones
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Black-fronted Dotterel, Stewart Island

Postby Matt Jones » Mon Oct 14, 2019 3:18 pm

A dog walk this morning produced a Stewart tick - a Black-fronted Dotterel on Horseshoe Beach in the southern corner. The bird was still present an hour later when I returned with my camera to grab a few record shots. It was very flighty and always kept its distance so the images are cropped. We've had strong easterly winds for over a week on the island. I'm pretty sure this will be worthy of a UBR.
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Black-fronted Dotterel, Stewart Island
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