Best birdwatching is two hours either side of high tide. Migrants and Vagrants 5200 Bar-tailed Godwit 10 Juvenile Godwit 950 Red Knot 1 Marsh Sandpiper 12 Pacific Golden Plover 2 Whimbrel 3 Sharp-tailed Sandpiper NZ Species Wrybill Banded Dotterel South
The highlight for August was the Northern Shoveler, only seen for two days in early August. The Wrybills have been heading for the breeding grounds, leaving the stilt ponds ready for the Godwit arrivals. Hopefully we will see them soon!!