• Pied Oystercatchers breeding in Roebuck Bay

    21 days ago - By 10,000 Birds

    Roebuck Bay is a well-known location for bird-watching around Broome. It is especially renowned for the migratory shorebirds and they have been returning from the Northern hemisphere to our shores in recent weeks. The mudflats of Roebuck Bay are the feeding grounds for thousands of shorebirds and once the tide comes in they roost on the shore around the high tide mark. There has been a small flock of around forty to fifty Pied Oystercatchers in Roebuck Bay for the majority of the years that we have lived here since 1999. At the farthest point of Roebuck Bay to the south there is often a...
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