1972Evening Post 9 Sept. 2They seem to be as contented as any ostrich could wish to be, except that they find the little sandplovers (strandlopertjies) on the farm a nuisance. These little birds dart at them frequently, either to tease them or to try to chase them away.
1980E. Prov. Herald 13 Dec. 6Birds which live along the shore feeding on small creatures on and in the sand..go by such names as sanderlings, sandpipers, sandplovers, snipes and curlews...I call them by their attractive Afrikaans name of strandlopertjies.
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