Island Conservation Society staff Michelle Risi, Said Harryba, Peter Holden and Jo Bluemel have reported a Bar-tailed Godwit present at Desroches from 5th to 19th September. The bird was present close to the water's edge and observed multiple times during beach patrols.
Bar-tailed Godwit is an annual visitor to Seychelles but more frequently seen on sheltered muddy coasts and lagoons. The last sighting reported from Desroches was by Tony Jupiter on 25 September 2012.
Photos: Peter Holden