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Birds species in Marlborough

A selection of bird species found in Marlborough, New Zealand

Backobourkia brouni

Backobourkia brouni is a large orbweaver spider native to New Zealand and Australia.

Birds species in Marlborough

A selection of bird species found in Marlborough, New Zealand

Blue Cod

Blue cod are a popular recreational and commercial fish endemic to New Zealand waters, particularly around Cook Strait and the Marlborough Sounds.

Fish Species in Marlborough

With around 20% of New Zealand's coastline, and several lakes, Marlborough provides a habitat for a wide range of fish species, including several unique to Marlborough.

Galaxias (whitebait)

Galaxias are a genus of freshwater fish native to New Zealand, commonly known in their juvenile form as whitebait.

New Zealand Fur Seal (Kekeno)

Once hunted to near extinction for their meat and skins, NZ fur seals are now common around the Marlborough coast.

Short finned eel

Short finned eels (Anguilla australis), are the commonest of the two native eel species found in New Zealand

Tuatara

A unique reptile which is the sole living member of the Rhynchochocephalia order of reptiles which dates from the time of the dinosaurs.

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