... The Long-billed breeds in north-eastern Siberia but, unlike most Siberian breeding waders, does not migrate down towards south-east Asia and Australia but flies east to winter down the west coast of USA and Central America. It has never been seen in Australia.*
This Long-billed Dowitcher hasn't read the book.
*Waders: The Shorebirds of Australia, David Hollands and Clive Minton, 2012, p192.