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Limnodromus semipalmatus

Asian Dowitcher at Comerong Island, NSW

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

Limnodromus semipalmatus 25 Jul 2018 CharlesDove
Limnodromus semipalmatus 25 Jul 2018 CharlesDove

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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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Sterna hirundo (Common Tern) at Comerong Island, NSW - 21 Jan 2019 by Charles Dove
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit) at Comerong Island, NSW - 21 Jan 2019 by Charles Dove
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit) at Comerong Island, NSW - 19 Jan 2016 by Charles Dove
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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Cosmopolitan
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 2 Dec 2013 12:00 AM Recorded on
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