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PECTORAL SANDPIPER (Calidris melanotos)
Biodiversity > Birds > Rare visitors and vagrants

Pectoral sandpiper

Vagrant. Four records. Seen by John Waugh in November 1975 (NSWBA data). Two seen by Glenn Holmes, Mike Carter and John Izzard at Moseley Park Swamp from 27 February to 7 March 1986 (Cooper 1990; M.J. Carter in litt.). One seen by Peter Ewin at Moseley Park Swamp on 12 November 1992 (Morris & Burton 1994). One seen by Tom Wheller and Tom Fletcher at Moseley Park Swamp from 9 to 15 March 2003.

One seen at Mosely park swamp from November 15 to early December by Ian Hutton and others. The swamp has been full for 12 months and it has been a good year for rare waders at this area.

 

 
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