First arrivals for the new season Aug 2022

First urban sightings for the new season were in Cairns where Carolyn spotted 3 TIPs/PIPs in the city on 12 August. Next, a single bird was spotted by Sally on 14 August, and another spotted by Gerry on 16 August. First flocks reported were seen flying south over the water in Torres Strait by Greg on 16 August and by Jon on 20 August. Many thanks to all for reporting new sightings.

Photo courtesy of Russell Cumming