Kōrero: Wading birds

New Zealand dotterel feeding

When the tide is too high for New Zealand dotterels to feed in the intertidal zone, they often move higher up the beach, picking sandhoppers and other insects from the sand.

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Gerard Hutching, 'Wading birds - Dotterels', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/9166/new-zealand-dotterel-feeding (accessed 16 September 2019)

Story by Gerard Hutching, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015