Whimbrel on the Whanganui River Estuary

Bird sighting information. Use this forum to report bird sightings (especially rare and unusual birds), census and field count results, and trip reports. Messages posted to this forum will also be sent as a plain text email to the BIRDING-NZ newsgroup.
Paul Gibson
Posts: 153
Joined: Tue Jul 30, 2013 9:49 am
Location: Wanganui

Whimbrel on the Whanganui River Estuary

Postby Paul Gibson » Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:36 pm

This afternoon I found a Whimbrel on the Whanganui River Estuary, not uncommon in NZ, but rare for Whanganui. See distant picture below.

Whimbrel Whanganui River small.jpg
Whimbrel Whanganui River small.jpg (64.46 KiB) Viewed 362 times


www.upics.co.nz
Olwen
Posts: 235
Joined: Tue Mar 13, 2012 9:14 am

Re: Whimbrel on the Whanganui River Estuary

Postby Olwen » Sun Dec 01, 2019 11:55 am

Beautiful.

Return to “Bird Sightings and Alerts”