Kōrero: Bird migration

Black-billed gulls and chick (1 o 2)

Black-billed gulls and chick

The black-billed gull breeds mainly on South Island braided river beds and adjacent farmland. Recently, some North Island coastal and riverbed colonies have become established. The population of this endemic species (found only in New Zealand) is in serious decline.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10050062
Photograph by Dave Murray

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Christina Troup, 'Bird migration - Migration within New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/7234/black-billed-gulls-and-chick (accessed 26 June 2024)

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