Pearly Beach Conservancy

Blog: African Black Oystercatcher bird count

Published: 13 March 2015
By:Jason Stonehewer

This question was put to me a few months ago and I had no idea, so we started a bird count, dividing the Pearly Beach coast into 4 sections and simply counting every time we went for a walk.

 What we found was interesting, not only do the numbers fluctuate on time of year and varying tides but we found we were going for more walks and noticing more of our environment!

This study will take a year at least! And needs support from the community and visitors, so if you fancy some fresh air and a stroll with purpose in a pristine shoreline environment look no further than Pearly Beach.

Bird count info IE Date, Zone, Numbers send to e-mail stevepeck49@gmail.com

Google Earth photo of zones found on Pearly Beach conservancy facebook page

Questions contact me info@beachcomberguide.co.za

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