Saturday, May 26, 2018

Black-billed gull colony discovered at Tukituki River, Hawke's Bay

A huge colony of rare tarāpuka (black-billed gulls) has recently been discovered at Tukituki River, Hawke's Bay!

Watch Bernie's video and read all about it here:  https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/100466572/huge-colony-of-rare-tarpuka-discovered-at-tukituki-river-hawkes-bay 

Read more about black-billed gulls here:  https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/99498678/the-worlds-rarest-gull-calls-new-zealand-home-but-most-kiwis-dont-know-it

Here are two other recent articles about rare birds that may be of interest: