HOODED PLOVERS... Hooded plovers have been discovered breeding on salt lakes as far as 35 kilometres inland. HOODED PLOVERS... Hooded plovers have been discovered breeding on salt lakes as far as 35 kilometres inland.

Plovers discovered on salt lakes

YORKE Peninsula beaches may not be the only breeding grounds for the hooded plover.

Locals and volunteers have discovered the tiny shorebirds have been breeding on salt lakes as far as 35 kilometres inland from the nearest beach.

Researchers from BirdLife Australia have joined staff from Natural Resources Northern and Yorke and Friends of Hooded Plover volunteers to survey salt lakes for breeding activity.

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