Kōrero: Bird migration

Bird species that migrate to New Zealand

This table shows the estimated annual numbers of wader, tern and skua species that breed elsewhere, then migrate to New Zealand each year. Those present in small numbers are generally found in larger numbers in Australia.

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Te Ara – The Encyclopedia of New Zealand

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Sources: New Zealand Birds Online; Barrie D. Heather and Hugh A. Robertson, The field guide to the birds of New Zealand. Rev. ed. Auckland: Viking, 2000; and P. M. Sagar and others, ‘Distribution and numbers of waders in New Zealand, 1983–1994.’ Special issue. Notornis 46, part 1 (1999): 1–43

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Christina Troup, 'Bird migration - International arrivals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/7493/bird-species-that-migrate-to-new-zealand (accessed 25 July 2024)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015