Kōrero: Coastal shoreline

Baby dotterel (2 o 3)

Baby dotterel

Chicks like this baby dotterel are vulnerable to predation from black-backed gulls, hedgehogs, dogs, rats, cats and stoats. The Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society has been active in protecting breeding grounds of New Zealand dotterels during summer, encouraging people to watch their dogs on beaches, and controlling feral mammals.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10048228
Photograph by Dave Wills

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Maggy Wassilieff, 'Coastal shoreline - Shore birds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4845/baby-dotterel (accessed 15 May 2021)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006