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Far Eastern Curlew -- Numenius madagascariensis
Bar-tailed Godwit -- Limosa lapponica
Red-necked Stint -- Calidris ruficollis
Whimbrel (Siberian) -- Numenius phaeopus variegatus

Fred W Loetscher, Jr.
30 Jan 1969

    Geography
  • Australia
    Queensland
    Locality
  • Trinity Bay; Cairns
    Latitude/Longitude
  • -16.9166667   145.8166667
    Elevation
  • 0 meters
    Channels
  • Mono
    Sampling Rate
    Bit Depth
    Recorders
  • NAGRA III
    Microphones
    Accessories
  • Parabola 61cm (24in)
    Equipment Note
  • Microphone: Norelco AKG Dyn 200

Habitat: Mudflats. Tide was nearly high.
Weather: Cloudy; Little wind (5-8mph)

Recordist note: "These birds were taped from inside my car with parabola held out the window as we were perched at the very edge of the mud flats. Birds were feeding.

Other shorebirds seen here before dark today and many other days during this month (some of which are no doubt on the tape) include: Golden Plover, Red-capped Dotterel, Mongolian Sand-dotterel, Large Sand-dotterel, Black-tailed Godwit, Grey-tailed Tattler, Greenshank, Terek Sandpiper, Broad-billed Sandpiper, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper, both species of Knot, etc."

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