New Zealand Fairy Tern


Karen Baird, the marine advocate for Forest & Bird, spied this poor male NZ fairy tern desperately looking for a female on the 1st November. He caught a fish and then landed calling and calling – typical male behaviour as they do prenuptial feeding!


  1. Karen Baird says:

    And just to add to that – the bird was seen flying over the Whangateau Harbour. The first NZFT I have ever seen here in over 8 years

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