Unahi Road

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Re: Unahi Road

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Sun Apr 26, 2020 1:46 pm

Hi Carol, sorry your question has gone unanswered but maybe better late than never. I don't know the area but I think the answer is straight forward; it appears to be a popular wintering (non breeding) site but the majority of the birds are going somewhere else to breed. I don't know where that would be, and unless there are banded boots it might be hard to tell. They can move a long way.
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Re: Unahi Road

Postby maryt » Tue Apr 28, 2020 3:00 pm

many banded birds from Wairau and Otago (1991-2012) wintered at Unahi and bred on Wairau and Green Island off coast of Otago; presume that is still the case. Notornis, 2014, Vol. 61: 177 187

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