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Muriwai Gannet Colony (birds found here)

Muriwai Gannet Colony
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Birds found at Muriwai
(Bird life commonly seen throughout the year in and around the island includes):—
Little blue penguinEudyptula minor
Australasian GannetMorus serrator
Black ShagPhalacrocorax carbo
Pied ShagPhalacrocorax varius
Little ShagPhalacrocorax melanoleucus
Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus ostralegus
Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor
Spur–winged PloverVanellus miles
Southern Black Backed GullLarus dominicanus
Red-billed GullLarus scopulinus
Caspian Tern Sterna caspia
White-fronted TernSterna striata
(page last updated  28 March 2009)