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What are Strandloopertjies, what affiliates us with them and how do you even pronounce this 17 long lettered word?
Strandloopertjies is an Afrikaans term referring to waders (birds).
Pronounced “Strand-looper-keys” meaning “beach walkers”.
The White-fronted Plover is a common bird on our beaches and we encounter them on a daily basis. They are often referred to as “Strandloopertjies” as they run up and down the beach feeding and defending their territory.
So how do we compare?