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ORIENTAL PLOVER (Charadrius veredus)
Biodiversity > Birds > Rare visitors and vagrants

Oriental plover

Vagrant. Three records. Up to 53 birds seen by Barrie Heather on grassed areas near the Airstrip in mid September 1982; also seen in the same month by Stephen Clark (Heather 1991; Birding-Aus data). Single immature bird seen by I. Hutton and Noel Linehan from 5 to 10 November 2002 (Hutton; N. Linehan in litt.). One seen at Mosely Park swamp 9th to 13th November 2012 by I. Hutton, Jack Shick and members of 2012 November Birdweek tour.


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