Shore plover (Thinornis novaeseelandiae) and NZ dotterel in agressive interaction on Blackpool beach, Waiheke island. This is one of the most endangered shore bird species in the world and its conservation status is nationally critical.

Shore plover (Tuturuatu)
Photo taken by Alexei Drummond on 25 April 2017, Blackpool beach, Waiheke island, NZ