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Sunrise Birding LLC - Birding and Wildlife ToursNEW ZEALAND!
November 2019

Trip Report & Species List
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HIGHLIGHTS:
165 species seen (plus one heard, the Great Spotted Kiwi)!
All 5 species of the emblematic Kiwi (seeing four out of the five!).
All three penguin species, throngs of seabirds and shorebirds, and great
views of the unique forest birds of New Zealand.

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Tui. Photo © Gina Nichol.
Tui. Photo © Gina Nichol.



Australasian Gannet colony at Murawai.

White-faced Storm Petrel dancing on the water!

Kaikoura pelagic

Kaikoura Pelagic - Dusky Dolphins

Southern Royal Albatrosses. Photo © Gina Nichol.
Southern Royal Albatrosses. Photo © Gina Nichol.

New Zealand Dotterel. Photo © Gina Nichol.
New Zealand Dotterel. Photo © Gina Nichol.

White-faced Storm Petrel. Photo © Gina Nichol.
White-faced Storm Petrel. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Australasian Gannet colony at Murawai. Photo © Gina Nichol.
Australasian Gannet colony at Muriwai. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Australasian Gannets at Muriwai. Photo © Gina Nichol.
Australasian Gannets at Muriwai. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Black Stilt. Photo © Gina Nichol.
Black Stilt. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Blue Duck by Gina Nichol
Blue Duck. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Brown Teal. Photo © Gina Nichol.
Brown Teal. Photo © Gina Nichol.

New Zealand Dabchick (Grebe). Photo © Gina Nichol.
New Zealand Dabchick (Grebe). Photo © Gina Nichol.

Dusky Dolphins. Photo © Gina Nichol.
Dusky Dolphins. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Fiordland Penguin. Photo © Gina Nichol.
Fiordland Penguin.  Photo © Gina Nichol.

Northern Giant Petrel, Kaikoura © Gina Nichol.
Northern Giant Petrel, Kaikoura © Gina Nichol.

Northern Royal Albatross, Kaikoura. Photo © Gina Nichol
Northern Royal Albatross, Kaikoura. Photo © Gina Nichol

Kaikoura Pelagic. Photo © Gina Nichol.
Kaikoura Pelagic. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Salvin's Albatross, Kaikoura. Photo © Gina Nichol
Salvin's Albatross, Kaikoura. Photo © Gina Nichol

Shy (White-capped) Albatross. Photo © Gina Nichol
Shy (White-capped) Albatross. Photo © Gina Nichol

Antipodean (Wandering) Albatross. Photo © Gina Nichol
Antipodean (Wandering) Albatross. Photo © Gina Nichol

Pukeko / Australasian Swamphen. Photo © Gina Nichol
Pukeko / Australasian Swamphen. Photo © Gina Nichol

Cruising Queen Charlotte Sound. Photo © Gina Nichol
Cruising Queen Charlotte Sound.
Photo © Gina Nichol

Red-crowned Parakeet, Tiritiri Matangi Island. Photo © Gina Nichol
Red-crowned Parakeet, Tiritiri Matangi Island. Photo © Gina Nichol

Stewart Island pelagic. Photo by Gina Nichol.
Stewart Island pelagic. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Stewart Island pelagic. Photo by Gina Nichol.
Stewart Island pelagic. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Stewart Island pelagic. Photo by Gina Nichol.
Stewart Island pelagic. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Stewart Island pelagic. Photo by Gina Nichol.
Stewart Island pelagic. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Paradise Shelduck family. Photo by Gina Nichol.
Paradise Shelduck family. Photo © Gina Nichol.

South Island Robins, adult feeding youngl. Photo by Gina Nichol.
South Island Robins, adult feeding youngl. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Takahe. Photo by Gina Nichol
Takahe. Photo © Gina Nichol

Takahe. Photo by Gina Nichol
Takahe. Photo © Gina Nichol

Multi-skilled local guide!
Multi-skilled local guide!

Scenery, New Zealand
Scenery,Haddon Valley © Gina Nichol

Variable Oystercatcher. Photo by Gina Nichol.
Variable Oystercatcher. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Waipo River Mouth. Photo by Gina Nichol.
Waipo River Mouth. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Weka. Photo by Gina Nichol.
Weka. Photo © Gina Nichol.

Knob Flats. Photo by Gina Nichol.
Knob Flats. Photo © Gina Nichol.

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