New Zealand dotterel chick (1214/2612)

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A precocial New Zealand dotterel chick, only a few days old but able to run and find its own food.

Scientific name
Charadrius obscurus aquilonius
Common names
northern New Zealand dotterel, New Zealand dotterel, red-breasted dotterel, tuturiwhatu, tuturiwhatu pukunui, rako, red-breasted plover, New Zealand plover
Front Beach, Whitianga, Waikato, New Zealand
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