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Kuaka, Godwits

Six Kuaka in flight.
Miraz Jordan

The amazing Kuaka, Godwit flies between Aotearoa New Zealand and the Arctic every year to feed and breed. They are a similar size to the more delicate Pied Stilt. These were on the shore recently.

Kuaka feeding, with wave behind.


Two Kuaka and a Pied Stilt.



This item was updated on Wednesday 26 January 2022

I live at Waikawa Beach and love all the wildlife, fauna and flora.