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Taylor Swift has some people really upset after a music video shoot she did in New Zealand. Conservatives have accused Swift of disturbing the habitat of a rare bird species. Swift traveled to New Zealand to shoot a video to her song “Out of the Woods.”

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Swifts crew was given permission to use the beach where they would have only have TWO vehicles. The rare bird species that lives on the beach is the New Zealand Dotterel.

As opposed to the two vehicles that Swift’s team was suppose to bring, they bought about a dozen vans and also a few four wheelers. Pretty big difference from just two vehicles if you ask me. Sandra Coney, who is the chairwoman of the Waitakere Ranges Local Board, says it was a disappointing sight to see what they had done to the beach.

“It’s really disappointing that such a large number of vehicles would park all over the beach and drive all over the beach. There are only 1,700 dotterels left in New Zealand. So it is a major concern for the board. We are trying to minimize vehicles on beaches for good reasons. Taylor’s lot did not respect the environment or the conditions of their consent.”

The company in charge of the video shoot, Cherokee Films, did apologize and said Swift nor her managment took any part in what had happened.

“Taylor Swift and her management team were in no way at fault and did not do anything that violated permits or ordinance… At no time were the film crew close to that habitat… No dotterel were harmed.”

Cherokee Films also said they would donate to the breeding program. Apparently this is not the first time that Taylor Swifts videos have got her in a pool full of controversy. Her song “Wildest Dreams” was accused of centralizing around white colonialism. I think Swift’s team needs to be a little more careful when picking the themes of these music videos.