Kōrero: Birdwatching

Banding a wrybill

Banding a wrybill

A wrybill at the Miranda Shorebird Centre is banded with a metal ring bearing a unique number. Banding birds is an important way to discover where they travel and how long they live, and learn about the life history of a species.

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Miranda Shorebird Centre
Photograph by Keith Woodley

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Gordon Ell, 'Birdwatching - Birdwatching tips', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11950/banding-a-wrybill (accessed 27 September 2020)

He kōrero nā Gordon Ell, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015