Dotterals endangered during breeding season

While our more common banded dotterals are happily nesting on the Okarito beach, with just the “normal” worries this entails, such as black backed gulls, dogs, 4 wheel drives, people, storms, tides etc. etc.  The more precarious population of the New

Banded Dotteral on nest at Okarito Beach

Zealand Dotteral is threatened by the the oil spill of the Rena

Click here to see what is being done to save the dotterals

 

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