Nordmann's Greenshank
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Nordmann's Greenshank

Tringa guttifer

Family:

Snipe, Sandpipers, Godwits, Curlew, Stints and Phalaropes

Conservation status:

Vagrant

Brain to Body Mass Ratio:

NaN

Date Taken:

Saturday, 13 March 2021

Closest Suburb To Observation:

A second species of Greenshank could be seen on the stretch of Cairns Esplanade.  It would roost not far from muddies cafe along with Great Knots and Bar-tailed Godwits, each morning before work. The species was a regular to the west coast and this was the first reported sighting on the east coast late 2020 AFAIK. 

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