South Island Pied Oystercatcher sighted at Woody Point SEQld.

To: "Robert Inglis" <>, "birding-aus" <>
Subject: South Island Pied Oystercatcher sighted at Woody Point SEQld.
From: "Jim Davis" <>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 22:15:09 -0700

   Thanks for sharing your photos.  BTW, what is the resolution of your
I found your declaration over the photos on pages 3 (on your website)
interesting ... you asked us to notice the length of the bill and the legs.
Since their length is similar, I wonder if this has anything to do with the
bird's feeding habits ... i.e. this configuration may allow the
oystercatcher to achieve maximum leverage when open clams, etc.?   Just a
Cheers, Jim

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