Kaitorete spit Broad-billed prion

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kelly111
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Kaitorete spit Broad-billed prion

Postby kelly111 » Thu Jan 09, 2020 9:33 pm

found this on the gravil rd not far from where the caspian terns are nesting.it was hit by a car..on kaitorete spit.very cool bird..so sad to see it dead.but 1st one i have ever seen..so some of them must come in around that area..
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andrewcrossland
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Re: Kaitorete spit Broad-billed prion

Postby andrewcrossland » Fri Jan 10, 2020 8:11 pm

Broad-billed Prions are regular beach wrecks on the Cantral Canterbury and Banks Pen coastline at this time of year - much more seasonal than Fairy Prions.

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