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Elis and Rick Simpson
06-NOV-2012 Peter Ericsson

Elis and Rick Simpson

Baktaley, Petchaburi

Elis and Rick Simpson from http://www.waderquest.org/
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: http://blog.aba.org/2013/07/open-mic-wader-quest-heads-to-thailand.html
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

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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.


Cheers.

Rick.
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