Banded Oystercatcher 2 chicks Kaikoura

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Mavis Hirini
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Banded Oystercatcher 2 chicks Kaikoura

Postby Mavis Hirini » Mon Jan 13, 2020 7:32 pm

A pair of Oystercatchers with 2 chicks on the Kaikoura Peninsula today. One adult with bands on legs as per photograph.
cheers Mavis
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rowey
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Re: Banded Oystercatcher 2 chicks Kaikoura

Postby rowey » Mon Jan 13, 2020 9:20 pm

Hi Mavis.

The banded adult Oystercatcher was banded as a chick by Lindsay Rowe on the 11th December 2008 on Kaikoura Peninsula. This was part of a 18 year research project on Variable Oystercatchers on the Peninsula, looking at bird movements and adult breeding.

Cheers

Kieran

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