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The Kuaka return

Two long-beaked wading birds in the beach shallows.
Photo by Miraz Jordan.

Excited to see on my beach walk this morning that the first Kuaka (Godwits) have returned from their sojourn in the Arctic.

Two long-beaked wading birds in the beach shallows.

One long-beaked wading bird in the beach shallows.

One long-beaked wading bird in the beach shallows.

This item was updated on Sunday 02 October 2022

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