Probable Large Sand Dotterel at Ashley Estuary, Canterbury

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Davidthomas
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Re: Probable Large Sand Dotterel at Ashley Estuary, Canterbury

Postby Davidthomas » Wed Nov 13, 2019 9:30 pm

Bird was present still this evening when I visited with Scott Brooks and his son Zef. Along with the sanderling, and three turnstones.
kelly111
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Re: Probable Large Sand Dotterel at Ashley Estuary, Canterbury

Postby kelly111 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:40 pm

Davidthomas wrote:The little guy was there again tonight when me and Adam both happened to visit. Was hanging out on the exposed shingle and mud between the little ashley creek and the main river. Sanderling was also present.

The bird was there today with the Sanderling.got some photos..cool little bird..
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kelly111
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Re: Probable Large Sand Dotterel at Ashley Estuary, Canterbury

Postby kelly111 » Mon Nov 25, 2019 5:45 pm

and some more photos
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RandF
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Re: Probable Large Sand Dotterel at Ashley Estuary, Canterbury

Postby RandF » Tue Nov 26, 2019 12:40 am

Great photos Kelly!
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kelly111
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Re: Probable Large Sand Dotterel at Ashley Estuary, Canterbury

Postby kelly111 » Tue Nov 26, 2019 3:22 pm

RandF wrote:Great photos Kelly!

Thank you.i do love doing it.its a great hobby this birding thing..

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