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Pied Oystercatcher chick-cautiously optimistic

1 month ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

The one surviving Pied Oystercatcher chick that I introduced you to four weeks ago continues to thrive. Although it is stood alone in the header photo it has its parents very close by. They will warn it of any dangers both vocally and flying at any threat. The family of Pied Oystercatchers soon made their move to Gantheaume Point. Due to the presence of vehicles on the beach during the day close to the reef they would have had to make the journey over-night. Gantheaume Point offers both food and protection for a young Pied Oystercatcher chick, which is very important when they are unable...
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