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Water & Shore birdCalidris fuscicollis  

White-rumped Sandpiper at Jervis Bay National Park

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Calidris fuscicollis at Jervis Bay National Park - 27 Feb 2015
Calidris fuscicollis at Jervis Bay National Park - 27 Feb 2015
Calidris fuscicollis at Jervis Bay National Park - 27 Feb 2015
Calidris fuscicollis at Jervis Bay National Park - 27 Feb 2015
Calidris fuscicollis at Jervis Bay National Park - 27 Feb 2015

Identification history

Water & Shore bird Calidris fuscicollis 6 Jul 2018 Charles Dove
Water & Shore bird Calidris fuscicollis 6 Jul 2018 Charles Dove

Significant sighting

6 Jul 2018

A very rare visitor from Northern America. The last time a white-rumped sandpiper (calidris fuscicollis) was spotted in NSW was in November 1977 near Pitt Town.

Author's notes

Another of our American visitors at Lake Wollumboola

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Location information

Species information

  • Sensitive
  • Vagrant Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 27 Feb 2015 Recorded on
  • Charles Dove Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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