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Water & Shore birdLimnodromus semipalmatus  

Asian Dowitcher at Comerong Island, NSW

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Limnodromus semipalmatus at Comerong Island, NSW - 2 Dec 2013
Limnodromus semipalmatus at Comerong Island, NSW - 2 Dec 2013

Identification history

Water & Shore bird Limnodromus semipalmatus 25 Jul 2018 Charles Dove
Water & Shore bird Limnodromus semipalmatus 25 Jul 2018 Charles Dove

Significant sighting

  10 Sep 2018

A Very unusual sighting of the Asian Dowitcher in the Budawang Coast region. Last visit of the Dowitcher to Shoalhaven Heads was recorded over 40yrs prior

Author's notes

Asian Dowitcher in the centre at the back with the long straight black bill. Difficult to find amongst the Bar-tailed Godwits This record has been accepted on my photographic evidence by NSW Ornithological Records Appraisal Committee 13.01.2014 Ref. NSWORAC603

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Nearby Sightings

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Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit) at Comerong Island, NSW - 22 Jan 2019
Sterna hirundo (Common Tern) at Comerong Island, NSW - 22 Jan 2019
Pluvialis fulva (Pacific Golden Plover) at Comerong Island, NSW - 20 Jan 2016
Numenius madagascariensis (Eastern Curlew) at Comerong Island, NSW - 20 Jan 2016
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit) at Comerong Island, NSW - 20 Jan 2016
Numenius madagascariensis (Eastern Curlew) at Comerong Island, NSW - 1 Apr 2015

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Dec 2013 Recorded on
  • Charles Dove Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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