Red-necked Avocet, Helidon Spa, 31st August

228 spp last year is the current record. Let's make 230 spp our goal for 2010.

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Red-necked Avocet, Helidon Spa, 31st August

Post by gileas » Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:15 pm

Hi all,

I posted this in Winter Beyond not realising that Helidon Spa makes it into the survey area. I had a single Red-necked Avocet feeding actively at Helidon Spa on the 31st August with Stuart Warren. The bird was in amazingly crisp plumage condition, so probably a complete fresh moult. I wonder if it has moved from inland or if it has been hiding somewhere in the southeast?


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