Friday, June 30, 2017


Photographed on Tiri Tiri Matangi, June 2017
(*  231)                  AUSTRALASIAN GANNET                  Morus serrator

NEW ZEALAND                  35

Feeds mostly in coastal waters over the continental shelf. 89 cm. Breeds on many islands and some headlands around the coast of New Zealand.

NOTE: most juveniles move to the seas off eastern and southern Australia and return to New Zealand waters when 3-7 cm.

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