Banded Dotterel


Banded dotterels in the news

Stretch of coast restricted while dotterels nest

Wellington Regional Council and local iwi have placed access restrictions on a stretch of beach to protect a nesting site of the threatened banded dotterel.

Updated at 11:53 am on 6 October 2013

Rahui placed on native bird's breeding site

Wellington iwi, Taranaki Whanui, has placed a rahui at Parangarahu - or the Pencarrow Coast - to protect the nesting site of a vulnerable native bird.

Updated at 10:16 pm on 4 October 2013