In the November survey we counted 71 wrybill on the Dart River.
The wrybill is unique in the world for its beak with the twist to the right, used for getting invertebrates from under rocks in the braided rivers. It is a seasonal visitor to the Rees and Dart rivers, flying in from coastal areas mostly in the North Island to breed between October and January.
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I recently hiked the Routeburn Track and was very impressed by the work you have taken on to protect birds
I recently visited the area around Glenorchy and walked the Routeburn to the second hut. I saw and heard some lovely birds. Keep up this crucial work.
Fantastic work guys!
Congratulations on your projects. The birds are beautiful
Kiaora. Just spent a few days in Glenorchy and read about you. Go birds!