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Elis and Rick Simpson
06-NOV-2012 Peter Ericsson

Elis and Rick Simpson

Baktaley, Petchaburi

Elis and Rick Simpson from
starting out their Big Year of seeing as many waders as possible.
No wonder it was thumbs up for Spoon-billed Sandpiper, the most sought after wader of all.
Rick ended up with 6 new life waders for the day so it was 'all smiles'!

Their account of Thailand is found here:
1. Spoon-billed Sandpiper - 3
2. Curlew Sandpiper
3. Broad-billed Sandpiper
4. Common Sandpiper
5. Marsh Sandpiper
6. Terek Sandpiper -1
7. Wood Sandpiper
8. Common Greenshank
9. Nordmann's Greenshank - 4
10. Ruff
11. Black-winged Stilts
12. Grey Plover
13. Pacific Golden Plover
14Lesser Sand Plover
15. Greater Sand Plover
16. Malaysian Plover
17. White-faced Plover
18. Kentish Plover
19. Red-necked Stint
20. Long-toed Stint
21. Little Ringed Plover
22. Whimbrel
23. Eurasian Curlew
24. Far Eastern Curlew -1
25. Red-wattled Lapwing
26. Grey-headed Lapwing -2
27. Sanderling
28. Black-tailed Godwit

Other good ones: Chinese Egret and Milky Stork

Some other basic ones missing but wasn't much priority......we went around different sites to get oriented as Rick and Elis has another 5 days on their own in the area.

Canon EOS 7D
1/1000s f/5.6 at 400.0mm iso250 full exif

other sizes: small medium large original
Peter Ericsson09-Nov-2012 14:01
Hi Peter.

We had a great day thanks to you. We too would have enjoyed your company for longer.

If we could have a copy of that photo for our files, that is a moment in history that we will want to secure forever!

Thanks again my friend.

In a rush, will write again later.


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