8 Dec 2022

Godwits and shorebirds from the Firth of Thames

From Nine To Noon, 10:05 am on 8 December 2022

 Keith Woodley's fascination with shore birds is decades long, and includes following the the epic migration of godwits from Aotearoa to China, North and South Korea and Alaska. His book, In Pursuit of Champions, is in part, a memoir and it tells the story and the history of Pūkorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre, which has been instrumental in inspiring interest in coastal wetlands and their biodiversity, Keith has been the Centre  Manager of the voluntary organisation for 29 years. He tells Kathryn that the story of the godwit is a gift that keeps giving, with more being known about them each year.