Fledged Hooded Plover chick for Onkaparinga’s sweethearts

Published on 15 December 2020

Hooded Plover 'Will' stretching its wings in the sand.

They’ve done it!

Harvey and Daphne – a pair of Hooded Plovers that have been together in Onkaparinga for a decade – have raised a chick to fly at Port Willunga this month.

It’s their first fledged chick (grown large enough to fly) since 2015, and the first in Onkaparinga this breeding season.

The little guy or girl—named ‘Will’ by volunteers (in a nod to Port Willunga)—was spotted by taking its first flight last week.

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