Kōrero: Coastal shoreline

Cat footprints

Cat footprints

Cats are one of the major predators of nesting shore birds. Many nesting sites are close to settlements and holiday homes, and it is likely that pet cats are responsible for many attacks. Wild cats are more likely to kill birds on desolate beaches.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10039167
Photograph by Dick Veitch

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Coastal shoreline - Shore birds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/4847/cat-footprints (accessed 28 February 2020)

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