Onepoto Lagoon Coordination Committee

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Pied Stilt Heron Red-billed Gull Paradise
Life of the Pond - Pied Stilt.

Pied Stilt.

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Other Names: Poaka.

Size: 38cm

Black above and white below. Long slender pink-red legs.

They visit the domain after heavy rains have caused large puddles in which they feed for insects and worms.

They have a sharp yapping cry which can sound like a small dog.

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