Kōrero: Birds of mountains and open country

Canterbury’s coastal dune lands (1 o 3)

Canterbury’s coastal dune lands

These sandy dune lands are between Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere) and the Canterbury coast. Pipits live in this kind of habitat – they run along the ground in search of insects and seeds, and nest amongst tufts of low vegetation.

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Photograph by Christina Troup

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Troup, 'Birds of mountains and open country - Open country environments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13997/canterburys-coastal-dune-lands (accessed 7 May 2021)

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