Kōrero: Wading birds

Pied stilt with eggs

Pied stilt with eggs

Pied stilt nests are usually on mounds surrounded by water, giving some protection from predators. In contrast to black stilts, they nest in groups, making them less vulnerable to surprise attacks.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10030901
Photograph by Barry J. Harcourt

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Wading birds - Stilts', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9164/pied-stilt-with-eggs (accessed 22 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015