One pair with others occasionally haggling over territory
Small flock next to brackish lake inland of sand dunes
Hoodies and chicks but also lots of people and dogs. Let's hope it works out ok.
A pair at the Eastern end of Johanna beach - in a cordoned area, in front of the creek, but vulnerable to dog walkers and beach users.
One individual skulking by a beach-side creek (Wild Dog creek estuary), 1km from Skene's Creek towards Apollo Bay - with many pedestrians, dogs and beach users nearby.
No bands on its legs
This lone male shore plover was a long way from home. It was bred and released on Mana Island off the Wellington Coast.
Six birds seen, 5 colour-banded and one unbanded. Colour-banded birds were: OG-YR; GB-WY; ---YG; OG-WY and WY-GB. All presumably birds that have dispersed across from Mana Island
Small [20-23 cm] critically endangered shorebird,feeding on shoreline with its mate.have fledged 2chicks from 3 clutches of 3eggs each.