Re: foraging waders

To: "Davis" <>, <>
Subject: Re: foraging waders
From: "Phil Joy" <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jun 1998 06:48:07 +0800
Hallo Robert,
                  Perhaps the waders food supply is either in short supply
or not to their liking and so they are reverting to what they eat on the
breeding grounds in the arctic.
Phil Joy         
P O Box 21
W A            6725
-----Original Message-----
From: Davis <>
To:  <>
Date: Sunday, 28 June 1998 20:13
Subject: foraging waders

>Thanks for the responses to my queries about Pied Oystercatchers foraging
>on grass. It seems my sighting was not unique and several others have also
>observed this.
>This then raises the question of what a supposedly marine/aquatic
>invertebrate-consuming species would be feeding on, on dry land. Presumably
>a host of other invertebrate delights such as earthworms and flies. Can
>anyone shed any light on this?
>Robert Davis.

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