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Shore Plover

Thinornis novaeseelandiae

ML201317801

IBC1190372

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Neil Robertson
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Plimmerton (-41.0826, 174.863)
Porirua City, Wellington, New Zealand
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Latitude and Longitude -41.0826, 174.863 Map

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Juvenile Shore Plover, preening. Rare Endemic to New Zealand and Chatham Islands, total population approx 150 birds. Captive breeding and reintroduction programme has help stabilise the population. Some birds relocated to predator free islands where they have bred successfully, some juvenile and post-breeding adult birds known to disperse to mainland. Elevation: 1 m. Date added to IBC: June 23, 2016.

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