• Hooded Plovers on Squeaky Beach

    16 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    During the recent months we spent in Victoria we were lucky enough to observe a pair of Hooded Plovers. Hooded Plovers are only found in the south of Australia and they are not abundant in any location. There are two populations and our last encounter was in the south of Western Australia almost two years ago. We have also observed them in Tasmania several years ago. Our most recent encounter was at the end of January at Squeaky Beach in the Wilson's Promontory National Park .
    The weather changes fast in Victoria and it can go from sunshine to rain very fast. We arrived at the Wilson's...
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