Kōrero: Gannets and boobies

New Zealand's main gannet colonies

New Zealand's main gannet colonies

Breeding colonies of Australasian gannets are spread around New Zealand. The largest colonies, with over 10,000 breeding pairs each, are offshore – on Three Kings Island at the northern tip of New Zealand, Gannet Island off the west coast of the North Island, and White Island in the Bay of Plenty.

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Maggy Wassilieff, 'Gannets and boobies - Gannets: description and habitat', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/map/5819/new-zealands-main-gannet-colonies (accessed 16 July 2020)

He kōrero nā Maggy Wassilieff, i tāngia i te 12 Jun 2006, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015