Story: Wetland birds

New Zealand wetland birds

This table lists native New Zealand birds that use wetland habitats. It includes species that have become extinct since humans first settled in New Zealand, around 1250–1300 AD.

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Source: New Zealand Birds Online

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How to cite this page:

Christina Troup, 'Wetland birds - Wetlands and their birds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/interactive/14610/new-zealand-wetland-birds (accessed 23 May 2022)

Story by Christina Troup, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015