Checklist S52547638

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Owner Chris Burwell

Traveling
  • 3
  • 1.1 km

Observations

  1. Number observed: 52
  2. Number observed: 74
  3. Number observed: 2
  4. Number observed: 2
  5. Number observed: 1
  6. Number observed: 40
  7. Number observed: 25
  8. Number observed: 2
  9. Number observed: 17
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  10. Number observed: 4
  11. Number observed: 12

    Comments: Several groups of three or four birds seen while walking along the edge of the river mouth. Excellent views through a good quality scope. All birds with a clear dark collar. Single Semipalmated and Snowy Plovers also observed for comparison.

  12. Number observed: 1
  13. Number observed: 1
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  14. Number observed: 1
  15. Number observed: 50
  16. Number observed: 8
  17. Number observed: 3

    Comments: Three birds seen roosting among the dunes between the beach and the river mouth in the company of a group of Grey Plovers. Moderately large wader but obviously smaller than the plovers. Relatively uniform grey upperparts. Bill relatively long, slightly downcurved. One individual showing some reddish coloration on the underparts, presumably beginning to moult into breeding plumage.

  18. Number observed: 20
  19. Number observed: X
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  20. Number observed: 4
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  21. Number observed: 30

    Comments: Group of around thirty birds seen roosting among the rocks along the edge of the river inlet and also seen feeding along the edge of the inlet. Very small sandpiper. Seen together with Saderlings and a Baird's Sandpiper. Much smaller than the Sanderlings and a little smaller than the Baird's Sandpiper. Short, very slightly decurved bill, stout at base and quite finely pointed at tip. Lacked the long wings of the Baird's sandpiper, tips of wings not extending beyond the tail tip. Photographs attached,

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  22. Number observed: X
  23. Number observed: 1
  24. Number observed: X
  25. Number observed: X
  26. Number observed: 23
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  27. Number observed: 300
  28. Number observed: 60
  29. Number observed: 15
  30. Number observed: 1
  31. Number observed: 1
  32. Number observed: 4
  33. Number observed: 1
  34. Number observed: 5
  35. Number observed: 2
  36. Number observed: 1
  37. Number observed: 3
  38. Number observed: 1
  39. Number observed: 2
  40. Number observed: 2
  41. Number observed: 1
  42. Number observed: 1
  43. Number observed: 2
  44. Number observed: 1
  45. Number observed: 6
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