Kōrero: Gulls, terns and skuas

Grey noddy

Grey noddy

Grey noddies breed on the Kermadec Islands, where they are numerous. Sometimes they also visit islands closer to the North Island. Their flight is graceful and floating, and they perform intricate courtship displays, with one bird hovering and weaving across the other’s flight path.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10031062
Photograph by John Ombler

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Gulls, terns and skuas - Noddies', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/6160/grey-noddy (accessed 25 October 2021)

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