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1 Bar-tailed Godwit at Merimbula, NSW

Limosa lapponica at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Apr 2019

Identification history

Water & Shore bird Limosa lapponica 18 Apr 2019 Leo

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Author's notes

100+ Bar-tailed Godwits have recently left Merimbula for their breeding grounds in Siberia/Alaska. As usual, ~30 birds remain for winter including this one who bulked up and moulted into breeding plumage but stayed behind.

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Threskiornis molucca (Australian White Ibis) at Merimbula, NSW - 12 Jul 2019 by LizAllen
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Numenius madagascariensis (Eastern Curlew) at Merimbula, NSW - 15 Feb 2019 by LizAllen
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Larus pacificus (Pacific Gull) at Merimbula, NSW - 26 Apr 2018 by RossMannell
Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae (Silver Gull) at Merimbula, NSW - 20 Apr 2018 by SteveBurrows
Limosa lapponica (Bar-tailed Godwit) at Merimbula, NSW - 24 Feb 2018 by Leo
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Merimbula, NSW - 24 Feb 2018 by Leo
Mictyris platycheles (Soldier Crab) at Merimbula, NSW - 13 Feb 2018 by LizAllen
Numenius madagascariensis (Eastern Curlew) at Merimbula, NSW - 7 Mar 2017 by SteveBurrows
Numenius madagascariensis (Eastern Curlew) at Merimbula, NSW - 14 Aug 2016 by Leo

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.921097-36.890611
  • Altitude 14.0m
  • Places Merimbula, NSW

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Exotic
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 12 Apr 2019 Recorded on
  • Leo Recorded by

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