Rarotonga Starling and Amusing Freshwater Prawns

Written by Nick Hayward

Just one more day left to go until the Southern Cross is ready to set sail. As it was a beautiful morning Steve Cranwell from Birdlife and I headed up to the Takitumu Conservation Area. I had my first clear look at the Kukupa or Rarotonga Starling ... there was a pair calling high in the branches. I also managed to film the really quite amusing freshwater prawns. The Kakerori were as usual chattering away high in the branches.

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