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Storky – the little dotterel that was

Waihekeans have once again come together to help a family of dotterels nesting at Onetangi Beach. In spite of the recent extreme weather and...

One more dotterel takes to the sky

A sighting on Sunday 13 January has confirmed a dotterel chick, which hatched on the Waiheke High School field, has taken to the sky.  “The...

Feathers fly over Segway tours

Fears have surfaced that Segway tours at Blackpool Beach could disturb rare native godwits and dotterels. Island conservationist Sue Fitchett says groups riding the two-wheeled...

Dotterels have a bountiful season

Rare New Zealand dotterels at Whakanewha Regional Park have had twice as much luck raising chicks this year as last year. Senior ranger Jonah Kitto-Verhoef...