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Third Cable Beach Pied Oystercatcher nest to hatch

3 monthes ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Since last week another Pied Oystercatcher nest on Cable Beach has produced two chicks. The header photo above shows where the family rested shortly after the two chicks left the nest on Tuesday. We had been patiently awaiting the arrival of the two chicks since the eggs were laid a month ago. I showed you this nest here at the bottom of the post. The Pied Oystercatcher pairs are approximately five kilometres apart on this section of Cable Beach.
On Monday we visited the nest site and the sitting Pied Oystercatcher moved off the nest to distract us. Pied Oystercatchers will always try and...
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