Banded, and now stranded

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The banded dot­terel is in the same boat as the great spot­ted kiwi – na­tion­ally vul­ner­a­ble, with an es­ti­mated adult pop­u­la­tion of 20,000 pre­dicted to de­cline 30-70 per cent over 10 years or three gen­er­a­tions. But this pe­cu­liar lit­tle bird is an­other of New Zealand’s for­got­ten species, writes

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