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Robert Hamilton <>
Sat, 20 Feb 2016 10:27:05 +0000
That is not too unusual for The Neck beach. You can see even larger numbers, at
times, at Ralph's Bay.
On 20/02/2016, at 6:55 PM, 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 birds...
> 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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