Updated | Shorebird experts disagree on impact of removing old barges at Taren Point | Leader of St George & Sutherland Shire

Dr Steve Klose, Migratory Shorebird Program Manager at the Australasian Wading Bird Study Group, said: “Migratory shorebirds such as the grey-tailed gossiper will move onto man-made structures such as barges. abandoned at Taren Point, where people, dogs, cats and foxes can’t get to them when they have no choice, as a last resort.

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