Kirri Neways <>
Martin Butterfield <>
Sat, 20 Feb 2016 08:51:44 +0000
I have never seen anything approaching 100 Oystercatchers in a group but on
occasion have come across ~20 Australian Pied Oystercatchers in a
relatively small area.
On 20 February 2016 at 18:55, Kirri Neways <> wrote:
> Today on Bruny Island/Tassie, about 8am, I was walking along the beach at
> 'The neck' campground and looked ahead to see a large group of black
> As I got closer, I realised they were a large group of Pied Oystercatcher
> and Sooty Oystercatcher together.
> I counted AT LEAST 100
> Any ideas as to why they are in such large numbers? Anyone else seen this?
> I've only ever seen 2-4 at a time in a group in the past
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