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Wandering Tattler Tringa incana   - Non-breeding plumage
Wandering Tattler
Photographer : © Tun Pin Ong
Location :Kurnell Peninsula, Sydney, Australia
Date : 1 April 2007
English synonyms:Tattler, Alaskan Tattler, American Wandering Tattler, Wandering Tatler
Bird Family :Tringinae - Godwits, Curlews, Shanks, Sandpipers, Tattlers, Turnstones, Dowitchers, Knots, Stints, Dunlin, Ruff & Phalaropes
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Feeding habitat on coastal rock platform. Very sedentary, confined to 100 meters of rocky coastline.

This lone bird has been sighted by many local birders since December 2006 up to April 2007. The ID is confirmed by its distinctive rapid trill call "ti-ti-ti-ti-ti-ti-ti...", longer nasal groove, white eyebrow not extending behind eye. For more info, visit http://www.lazybirder.blogspot.com/

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