High hopes for hooded plover season

Published on 28 October 2019

High hopes for hooded plover season

Our region’s beach nesting birds, the Hooded Plovers need your help… and some names.

It’s currently breeding season, and right through to March, pairs of the birds will lay eggs and attempt to raise chicks to ensure the nationally vulnerable species’ survival.

In the past week, three chicks have hatched at Moana Beach, while there’s also a nest at Sellicks Beach.

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