It took an hour or so to put the 500+ birds in the ground. Lots of the birds come from local schools as did many of the spectators, along with their mums and dads.
One small FLOCK had just come from Mangatangi School's Calf Day held the day before..
Here at Pukorokoro Miranda we have been welcoming back our Arctic migrants from their breeding season.
Here and down South our endemic birds are busy breeding. Great efforts are underway on the South Island braided rivers to protect against predators.
Can you find the Wrybill nest among the river pebbles, in this photo from Nick Ledgard?
Also in Devonport on Sunday 20th November there will be a special film show and commentaries from Adrian Riegen and Keith Woodley at the Victoria Theatre. Don't miss out you can book online now www.thevic.co.nz
The FLOCK team would love to see you in Devonport.