Story: Bird migration

Birds that migrate away from New Zealand

Only a very small number of New Zealand breeding land or shore bird species migrate overseas after breeding. But among the seabirds, most albatrosses and petrel species do so.

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Christina Troup, 'Bird migration - New Zealand’s migratory birds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/9521/birds-that-migrate-away-from-new-zealand (accessed 19 October 2019)

Story by Christina Troup, published 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015