NZ shore plover at Waikanae River estuary

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rogerandmavis
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NZ shore plover at Waikanae River estuary

Postby rogerandmavis » Sun May 03, 2020 4:19 pm

A NZ shore plover has been resident at the Waikanae River estuary for about 5 days. Usually located on the southern sand-spit in the company of banded dotterels.
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NZ shore plover at Waikanae River estuary
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Alan Tennyson
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Re: NZ shore plover at Waikanae River estuary

Postby Alan Tennyson » Wed May 06, 2020 8:11 pm

The same plover was present at the same place at dusk today.
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Re: NZ shore plover at Waikanae River estuary

Postby ledzep » Sat May 16, 2020 5:35 pm

Still present today, same place at southern end of the estuary. Associating with two Banded Dotterel's but very active and does not seem settled. Which may be a good thing considering the number of dogs and humans also walking on the beach.
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