Buff-breasted Sandpiper

Scientific Name:  Tryngites subruficollis

Country: Australia

  • First Photographed: 3 January 2019
  • World Bird Number: 451
  • Australian Bird Number: 306

First Record (Port of Brisbane, QLD) – My first new bird for 2019. A twitcher tick as I was acting on reports from various Facebook Pages. This Buff-breasted Sandpiper had gotten a little lost on its migration from North America to South America and had turned up at the Port of Brisbane.