Story: Maramataka – the lunar calendar

Nesting time (2nd of 3)

Nesting time

Hakihea (November−December) was when birds nested. This kārearea (New Zealand falcon) usually lays its eggs on the bare ground, in a scrape or hollow, or under logs or overhangs.

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Paul Meredith, 'Maramataka – the lunar calendar - Lunar months', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 June 2023)

Story by Paul Meredith, published 12 Jun 2006