Bird watching tour in the Marlborough Sounds

Seabirds that are often encountered

  • Australasian Gannets
  • Fluttering shearwaters
  • Spotted shags
  • Pied shags
  • King shags
  • Little shags
  • Blue penguins
  • White-fronted terns
  • Variable oystercatchers
  • Black-backed or kelp gulls
  • Red-billed gulls
  • Paradise shell ducks

Seabirds occasionally encountered

  • Reef herons
  • White-faced herons
  • Arctic skuas (seasonal)
  • Fairy prions
  • Giant petrels
  • Sooty shearwaters
  • Flesh-footed shearwaters
  • Various mollymock species
     

 

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