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TEREK SANDPIPER (Xenus cinereus)
Biodiversity > Birds > Rare visitors and vagrants

Terek sandpiper

Terek sandpiper

Vagrant. Seven records. One seen by L.W. O’Connor and John McKean at Old Settlement Beach in November and December 1959 (McKean & Hindwood 1965). One seen by Norman Chaffer in February 1967 (N. Chaffer diaries, AM). A female was found dead by Ray Shick during 1977 (Rogers & Lindsey 1978; AM O.46470). One seen by Kevin Mills near Old Settlement Beach Creek in November 1986 (Cooper 1990; NSWBA data). One seen by Tony Dymond at Moseley Park Swamp in September 1991 (Morris & Burton 1993). One seen at Old Settlement Creek 20 and 21 November 2004 by Ian Hutton and Chris Booth. One at the Mosely Park swamp October 26 to November 4 2012 seen by I Hutton, Jack Shick and others.



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