New Zealand, Black-billed Gull (Larus bulleri), Resident

Summary

Species occurs in rivers, lakes, marshes, estuaries, farms, urban areas, coasts and reefs. The conservation status is endangered.

Conservation status

Endangered (2004)
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Phenology

Endemic
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Species with sedentary and short-distance migratory populations. After the breeding season, most South Island birds migrate to coastal areas.

Abundance

Common
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Habitat

Occurs in rivers, lakes, marshes, estuaries, farms, urban areas, coasts and reefs. It breeds on braided rivers in the South Island and on the lake margins and sand-spits in the North Island.

Threats

Information not yet available
Information in English
Resident
  • Andrew Crowe, Dave Gunson, Which New Zealand Bird?, 2001, Penguin Books ISBN: 0-14-100635-8