Story: West Coast region

Kōtuku (1st of 3)


A white heron (kōtuku) and its chick nest in the Waitangitaona lagoon, near Ōkārito.

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Simon Nathan, 'West Coast region - Climate and wildlife', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 10 August 2022)

Story by Simon Nathan, updated 1 Sep 2016