Habitat - Near a natural water source
How many? - 7!
Additional comments? - ive never seen more than 2 together so 7 was amazing! im not sure if there was a nest as i didnt want to get close. there are sectioned off areas along this beach and Killarney beach further down the road with signs explainging that the plovers nest here etc... they were not inside these roped areas. some were sitting when i first saw them and sat again as i walked off.
Nest present - No
Behavior - Resting
Male shore plover
Female shore plover
Thinornis novaeseelandiae - NZ shore plover