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Oystercatcher, African Black

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Re: Oystercatcher, African Black

Unread postby Rusty Justy » Wed May 13, 2009 3:24 pm

Numbers definately on the Increase :dance: ........Seen large numbers on the Bushmans River, Kariega Mouth, Kenton, Oysterbay and Cape St Francis lately while in the E.C.
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Re: Oystercatcher, African Black

Unread postby Bookman » Fri May 22, 2009 7:36 pm

Earlier this year saw a group of more than 50 in front of the Seeberg Hide in the WCNP.

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Re: Oystercatcher, African Black

Unread postby Charming1 » Sat Dec 19, 2009 4:08 pm

Delighted to report that tagged Oystercatcher 75767 and it's partner had two eggs on Glen Eden beach, East London - we have been watching them closely for a week and last night the babies hatched...... 2x beautiful, healthy bundles of fluff !!!

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Re: My Favourite Bird Pics

Unread postby Lion Cub » Sun Jan 03, 2010 12:47 pm

Hi guys
Todays pics are a family of oystercatchers. The babies hatched while we were on holiday there in East London.
The mother was tagged, the number was "75767"
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And heres the dad
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And the babies
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Re: Oystercatcher, African Black

Unread postby Jungle Junkie » Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:04 pm

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Seen at Knysna heads today :D
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