Globally endangered (EN) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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    • Thinornis novaeseelandiae
  • English
    • New Zealand Shore Plover
    • New Zealand Shore Dotterel
    • Shore Plover
    • Tuturuatu

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Recent observations

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What

Shore Plover Thinornis novaeseelandiae

Observer

vegestoc

Date

August 24, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Shore Plover Thinornis novaeseelandiae

Observer

tbay

Date

January 15, 2013

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

No bands on its legs

Photos / Sounds

What

Shore Plover Thinornis novaeseelandiae

Observer

steveattwood

Date

November 10, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This lone male shore plover was a long way from home. It was bred and released on Mana Island off the Wellington Coast.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Shore Plover Thinornis novaeseelandiae

Observer

mcarthurn

Date

September 16, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

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

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Description from Wikipedia

The Shore Dotterel or Shore Plover (Thinornis novaeseelandiae) is a small species (20 cm in length, 60g) of Plover endemic to New Zealand. Its Māori name is Tuturuatu. It is a brown and white bird with a white-edged black mask and a brown crown.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.