Kōrero: Gulls, terns and skuas

Black-backed gull raiding a nest

Black-backed gulls are opportunistic feeders, and unprotected chicks from a nearby red-billed gull colony are easy prey. The parents’ noisy resistance does not intimidate the marauders.

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Gerard Hutching, 'Gulls, terns and skuas - Black-backed gulls', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/6125/black-backed-gull-raiding-a-nest (accessed 6 December 2019)

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