Cheers Elizabeth for the reply. I spoke to Val about these birds and
apparently their attempts to produce offspring is quite futile. I'd
say from my observation that the biggest influence in this is human
interference. There doesn't seem to be much between the waters edge
and the sand dunes during low and high tide so you usually find people
walking fairly close to where their scrape is.|
The best solution for this pair would be to cordon off about 200M of
beach and produce another walking area for the public around the area.
Personally I could walk elsewhere, I don't need to walk on that part of
the beach, nor does anyone else. I could be as equally happy walking
along a beach in Mornington or Dromana. The pairs attempts won't get
any easy either as I hear constant advertisements on the radio every
day in regards to visiting Point Nepean - walk it, ride it, be
inspired...sure you 3MP listeners know the ad :) Too many places are
now accessible to people.
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