Watch: Godwits take off in Christchurch

The popular Farewell to the Godwits event at Southshore Spit on Sunday may have been cancelled, but the level 2 lockdown didn't stop hundreds of godwits from taking off on their annual trip across the globe. 

A flock of godwits were filmed departing Christchurch at the weekend on their way to Alaska for the summer. 

 

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