Pretty impostor is back in town
Shining cuckoos should be returning from their summer holiday in the Pacific, writes Department of Conservation community ranger
The poor warblers are dedicated parents though, and will feed the impostor chick for four weeks.
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The herald of spring, the shining cuckoo or pipiwharauroa is back.
This bird is one you rarely see but often hear. Their distinctive call is a bit like a dog whistle, or described more formally as, ‘‘a loud upwardly-slurred whistle repeated several...
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