Best birdwatching is two hours either side of high tide.

Migrants and Vagrants
5200 Bar-tailed Godwit
1000 Red Knot
2 Marsh Sandpiper
Black-tailed Godwit
4 Red-necked Stint
20 Turnstone
1 Curlew Sandpiper
20 Golden Plover
1 Lesser Sand-plover
8 Sharp-tailed Sandpipers
2 Pectoral Sandpiper

NZ Species
58 Wrybill
Banded Dotterel
500 South Island Pied Oystercatchers
Royal Spoonbill
500+ Black-billed Gulls – nesting!
Caspian Terns
White Fronted Tern
Pied Stilts
Hybrid Black Stilt
4 New Zealand Dotterel
Variable Oystercatchers

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November 2016 Sightings