Marsh Crake - Styx River Wetland, Christchurch

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Bruce Keeley
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Marsh Crake - Styx River Wetland, Christchurch

Postby Bruce Keeley » Wed Aug 03, 2022 7:10 pm

A single bird was seen at close quarters on Monday 1 August at the exact site described sometime last year, beside 2 picnic tables and under a large willow. The water level was high with a swift outflow beside the tree. The crake was feeding amongst flood debris at the water's edge.
50 years , almost to the day, since my last and, until now, only sighting of this species!

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