14 May 2021

Critter of the Week Koitareke

From Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan, 3:35 pm on 14 May 2021

The Koitareke, or Marsh Crake, is a small and secretive native bird that we still don’t know a lot about.

It lives deep in wetland vegetation and is recognisable by its witchy cackles at dusk and through the night.

The Koitareke, or Marsh Crake

The Koitareke, or Marsh Crake Photo: supplied

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