• Pied Oystercatcher chicks four weeks on

    One year ago - By 10,000 Birds

    It has been a few years since I could share some good news about the Pied Oystercatchers breeding along the coast near Broome. Hopefully you won't mind me writing a bit more this year about Pied Oystercatchers during the breeding season! We continue to have egg predation at many of the nest sites and chick loss, but one pair of Pied Oystercatchers is being successful in raising two chicks so far. There has never been two eggs hatch and two chicks survive for more than about ten days since we started to keep an eye on them in 2000. Usually one of the Pied Oystercatcher chicks does not make...
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