Kuaka (Godwits) have arrived for the summer

The first Godwits of the season have completed their 8-day, 12,000 Km flight from the Arctic and have arrived at Waikawa Beach. At least half a dozen were down at the river mouth today. Keep an eye out for more.

Kuaka, Godwits in flight.
Kuaka, Godwits in flight.
Kuaka, Godwits in shallow water.
Kuaka, Godwits in shallow water.

Photos by Miraz Jordan.

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