Story: Bird migration

Black-billed gulls on the coast (2nd of 2)

Black-billed gulls on the coast

Black-billed gulls generally spend the winter at coastal or harbour sites of the North and South islands. They move inland in bad weather to feed on worms in rain-flooded pasture and sports fields.

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Christina Troup, 'Bird migration - Migration within New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7235/black-billed-gulls-on-the-coast (accessed 6 December 2019)

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