Scientific Name: Himantopus novaezelandiae
Country: New Zealand
- First Photographed: 5 January 2020
- World Bird Number: 601
- New Zealand Bird Number: 53
First Record – One of the world’s rarest waders they can only be found in some parts of New Zealand. Thanks to a strong breeding recovery program they are making a come back. I was lucky enough to spot a sub adult at Lake Poaka, Twizel.