Kōrero: Petrels

Fulmar prions (2 o 2)

Fulmar prions

Most of the New Zealand population of fulmar prions is on the Bounty Islands, where the birds nest in crevices and under rock falls. Unusually for petrels, they are active around the breeding colony during daylight, and if bothered by skuas or gulls, dozens of prions will flock together and mob them.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10032720
Photograph by M. J. Williams

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Kerry-Jayne Wilson, 'Petrels - Prions, gadfly, storm and diving petrels', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/8590/fulmar-prions (accessed 20 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Kerry-Jayne Wilson, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015