Did I read that right, there are only 8 pairs of Beach Stone-curlews in NSW?
I spend half my week on North Stradbroke Island (Southeast Queensland)
where there is a pair resident around Dunwich, seen regularly on several
beaches or on the mud/sand flats around the town. I have also observed a
pair on one occasion only at Amity Point (but then I don't up there much).
Amity is about 12km Northeastish of Dunwich as the Stone-curlew flys.
I wonder if this is the same pair. Does anyone know what sort of territory
these birds have, or anything about the species on Straddie?
Cheers, Pete Kyne (Brisbane)
At 01:59 PM 7/20/2007 +1000, alan morris wrote:
Following on from the posting of Marnix, I can advise that there is a
resident pair of Beach Stone-curlews at Harrington. Sometimes they are
just a bit further south at Farquhar Inlet and Old Bar, at other times at
Manning Point but often they can been seen from the brakewall at
Harrington. They breed there annually, some times within in the areas
fenced off for Little Tern nesting and some times they help themselves to
Little Tern chicks and eggs!
This is the furtherest south resident pair in NSW, there are about 7 other
pairs northwards up the coast to Queensland.
NSW Annual Bird Report
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