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A Red-capped Plover nest

One year ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Although I have introduced you to the Red-capped Plover in the past I thought I should show you a nest that we found recently. The Red-capped Plovers along the coast near Broome tend to nest on the sand above the high tide mark. They can also be found inland at the ephemeral lakes and can breed throughout the year if the conditions are right. Just as the Pied Oystercatchers sometimes nest on the sand and sometimes nest on rocky outcrops we have found the same to apply to Red-capped Plovers. On a recent walk on the northern section of Cable Beach we found a Red-capped Plover nest on a rocky...
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