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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Anarhynchus frontalis Scientific name
Charadriiformes Order
Charadriidae Family
20 cm Length
Breeds along river beds. Winters around coastal lagoons, mudflats & saltmarshes. Habitat-Altitude-Range
2 eggs laid among rocks, within 250m of running water. Endemic New Zealand [ breeds .South Island, ] North Island. Clutch
Mainlly mayfly and caddisfly larvae. Food  
Flocks in winter and will take more general food. Habits

3133 - TSN: 176551

World Number
Vulnerable Status

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Wrybill calls
Anarhynchus frontalis (0:16)
Frank Lambert XC34719
12 Dec 2000, New Zealand

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Danish: Skćvnćb
German: Schieferschnabel, Schiefschnabel
English: Ngutuparore, Wrybill, Wry-bill, Wrybill Plover, Wry-bill Plover, Wry-billed Plover
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Estonian: käändnokk-tüll
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