27 Sep 2019

Dotterels building their nests in construction sites

From Morning Report, 8:39 am on 27 September 2019

An empty paddock next to a big box shopping development is the last place you'd expect to see a rare New Zealand dotterel nest ... or is it? In Auckland's Westgate, more and more pairs of the usually beach dwelling birds are making a home for themselves among the rubble of soon-to-be construction sites. Our reporter Sarah Robson went out in search of them.