Kōrero: Wading birds

Snares Island snipe

This silent footage shows the Snares Island snipe. These birds spend the day under dense cover, coming out at dusk to feed. They probe into soil, logs or around the roots of plants to find insects, worms and other invertebrates.

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Gerard Hutching, 'Wading birds - Snipe', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/9179/snares-island-snipe (accessed 21 November 2019)

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