As with any coastal area there is a large sea and shore bird population from the common Red Billed gull to the less common Salvin’s Albatross. Little blue penguins also nest in the bushes along the foreshore.
These are the more common ones –Photos by Stephen Journeé
These are the less common ones, so keep your eyes open –Photos by Sophie Mormede
Information on the species of birds comes largely from The Taputeranga Marine Reserve (second edition), Jonathan Gardner 2008; chapter 26, Birds of the South Wellington Region, by Ben Bell