Category Archives: Pied Oystercatcher

Pied Oyster Catchers Traditional Nesting Site at the Batemans Bay Marina About to End

The resident Pied Oystercatchers (Haematopus longirostris) at the Batemans Bay Marina, have nested on the sandflats for many years. The species is on the NSW endangered species list. However, their welcome is about to finish, because of their exposure to … Continue reading

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Shore Birds

 This photo was taken in early November at the Durras Lake entrance. At some stage every day the Pied Oystercatcher parents and chicks return and stay in the fenced off area, “returning to their place of birth.” It has now … Continue reading

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