Little Terns & Plovers nesting on beaches

To: "Mike Carter" <>
Subject: Little Terns & Plovers nesting on beaches
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2004 13:20:12 +1100


I think we should develop some 'birders to general public' code:  

Nesting Area's   = Snake infested Areas.

That should work!


"Mike Carter" <>
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15/01/2004 11:40 PM

[BIRDING-AUS] Little Terns & Plovers nesting on beaches

The destruction of eggs of beach nesting birds reminds me of a story I've told before but its worth repeating.
A woman on her regular beach walk was advised by the local ranger that she ought to proceed in another direction as she was about to tread on the eggs in the nest of a Red-capped Plover. "Thankyou for your concern" she responded, "but it's okay today because I'm wearing thongs"!  
Mike Carter
30 Canadian Bay Road
Mt Eliza    VIC     3930
Ph:  (03) 9787 7136
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