Kōrero: Kermadec Islands

Kermadec petrel and chick (2 o 5)

Kermadec petrel and chick

A Kermadec petrel is shown with its fluffy chick. These surface-breeding birds used to live in large colonies on Raoul Island, but cats and rats almost wiped them out. With the predators gone, it is anticipated that the petrel colonies will again expand.

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Royal Forest and Bird Society of New Zealand
Photograph by Karen Baird

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Simon Nathan, 'Kermadec Islands - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/37365/kermadec-petrel-and-chick (accessed 14 August 2020)

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