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 Post subject: Re: Probable PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
PostPosted: Jan 24 10:41 pm 
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Here is a photo that Liron Gertsman took of the PUSA while it was on Kitty Islet on Saturday. He sure was lucky the way it's been behaving recently!

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 Post subject: Re: Probable PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
PostPosted: Jan 26 12:01 am 
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Just received a report with photo that the PUSA was seen yesterday at Kitty Islet.

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 Post subject: Re: Probable PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
PostPosted: Jan 26 12:25 am 
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Tracy Allard had the PUSA this afternoon at Kitty Islet.

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 Post subject: Re: Probable PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
PostPosted: Jan 27 6:41 pm 
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There has been no sightings of the PUSA since the 25th of Jan, despite multiple observers looking.

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 Post subject: Re: Probable PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
PostPosted: Jan 28 6:10 pm 
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Tim Zurowski kayaked out to Trial Island at 8am and saw the PUSA along with 2 ROSAs. The bird was seen by scope by Wayne Diakow et al. as it was on Little Trial Island at 1:30pm.

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 Post subject: Re: Probable PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
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Scott Downes from WA, had great looks at the PUSA on Little Trial Island today at 3:30pm as he scoped it from Kitty Islet.

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 Post subject: Re: Probable PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
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The PUSA was not seen today.

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 Post subject: Re: Probable PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
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The PUSA was not seen today to my knowledge.

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 Post subject: Re: Probable PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
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The PUSA was not seen today.

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 Post subject: Re: Probable PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
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Val George reports seeing the PUSA today at Kitty Islet at 1:30pm for ten mins before it flew to Trial Island.

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 Post subject: Re: RBA: PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
PostPosted: Feb 17 3:24 pm 
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Multiple observers had the PUSA today at Little Trial Island.

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 Post subject: Re: RBA: PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
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Any recent reports of PUSA?

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 Post subject: Re: RBA: PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
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Unfortunately none since Feb 17th.

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 Post subject: Re: RBA: PURPLE SANDPIPER in Victoria
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