2. Waders around Brisbane

There are some very good wader areas around Brisbane, in particular along the Pine River, Donnybrook, Clontarf and the high tide roost at Brisbane Port high tide wader roost (I guess that these along with directions can be found on Google Earth and other relevant internet sites for directions.The list and names used are from the South Queensland Bird List which David kindly provided. In total, in the two sections of my visit, we saw 26 waders species, of which 16 were new.
Bush Stone-curlew, The Gap
Latham's Snipe

Masked Lapwing (seen various sites)
Curlew Sandpipers (Pine River)

Eastern Curlews (Pine River)
Greenshanks & Bar-tailed Godwits (Pine River)

Grey-tailed Tattler (Scarborough, OZ, not UK)
Red-kneed Dotterel (several sites)

Pacific Golden Plover (several sites)
 Waders seen around Brisbane periods 21-25 January and 21-24 February: Bush Stone-curlew, Australian Pied Oystercatcher, Sooty Oystercatcher, Black-winged Stilt, Red-necked Avocet, Pacific Golden Plover, Lesser Sand Plover, Greater Sand Plover, Black-fronted Dotterel, Red-kneed Dotterel, Banded Lapwing, Masked Lapwing, Latham's Snipe, Black-tailed Godwit, Bar-tailed Godwit, Whimbrel, Eastern Curlew, Grey-tailed Tattler, Greenshank, Marsh Sandpiper, Ruddy Turnstone, Great Knot, Sanderling, Red-necked Stint, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, Curlew Sandpiper.

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