Story: Hauraki–Coromandel places

Godwits at Miranda

These godwits (kūaka) are congregating on the beach at Miranda. They have flown nonstop from Alaska and must feed intensively on arrival. Listen to a flock of godwits calling.

Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Bird calls – godwit and kakapo chicks/Reference number CDR04/159/01).

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 26 October 2005
Photograph by Greg Bowker

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Paul Monin, 'Hauraki–Coromandel places - Hauraki Plains', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/natural-sounds/30620/godwits-at-miranda (accessed 21 August 2017)

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