Nesting NZ Dotterel

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FlyingKiwiGirl
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Nesting NZ Dotterel

Postby FlyingKiwiGirl » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:41 pm

How's this for getting in amongst it on one of the most popular, if not the most popular beach in New Zealand- Main Beach, Mt Maunganui. A nesting NZ Dotterel.
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Re: Nesting NZ Dotterel

Postby FlyingKiwiGirl » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:42 pm

A few more...
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Re: Nesting NZ Dotterel

Postby FlyingKiwiGirl » Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:55 pm

And the location is under the red arrow...
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Re: Nesting NZ Dotterel

Postby Jim_j » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:09 pm

Fingers crossed!!
Looks well protected with that gear around it - chicks might struggle in the foot traffic

cheers
jim

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