Common Tern - Foxton Beach

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Common Tern - Foxton Beach

Postby sav » Wed Nov 14, 2018 7:38 pm

Hi all,

Neil Robertson reports a Common Tern at Foxton Beach this afternoon. There are photos (by Imogen Warren) on the NZ Bird id Facebook page.

cheers
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Re: Common Tern - Foxton Beach

Postby sav » Wed Nov 28, 2018 10:10 pm

Hi all,

What is presumably the same bird, but now with more white on the fore-crown, was present today. Also a Curlew Sand and a NZ Dotterel.


Our tour is going well after 9 days of mostly tragic weather. We are missing nothing except Pycroft's Petrel (due to cancelled pelagic) and NZ Falcon and leave the North Island tomorrow with a lsit of 114 so far.

cheers
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Re: Common Tern - Foxton Beach

Postby Nikki McArthur » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:28 am

Hi all,

The common tern was present again at around 10.30am on the 6th Dec. Great views of it sitting on its own at the high tide roost. No sign of the curlew sand.

Cheers,
Nikki

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