Little blue penguin, Codfish Island
Image: JamesReardon.org ©

Introduction

New Zealand is considered the seabird capital of the world, with remarkable and unique seabirds.

New Zealand is famous for its land birds like the kiwi and kākāpō. But just as remarkable and unique are the seabirds. More than a third of the 80 or so species of seabirds that breed in New Zealand are endemic, or found nowhere else.


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