Kōrero: Nelson region

Farewell Spit bird sanctuary

Farewell Spit, at the north-west tip of the South Island, is home to the South Island’s largest gannet colony. The spit is also utilised by migrant species such as godwits, knots and turnstones, and smaller numbers of rarer species. 112 bird species (including 35 wading species) have been recorded in the area.

Courtesy of Rustic Road Productions

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Dave Mason Productions
Reference: A Flying visit. Series 2: Takaka, Collingwood & Farewell Spit [video recording]. Producer, Dave Mason. Auckland: Rustic Road Productions, 2002.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Carl Walrond, 'Nelson region - Climate and environment', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/28812/farewell-spit-bird-sanctuary (accessed 22 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Carl Walrond, updated 1 Aug 2015