The Bird Motus of Penrhyn, Cook Islands

A birder’s paradise, the motus around the east side of Penrhyn held nesting colonies of Red-tailed Tropicbirds, Noddy’s and White Terns. An occasional Booby and Magnificent Frigatebird would liven up the scene, but for the most part, the Tropicbirds RULED!

2 thoughts on “The Bird Motus of Penrhyn, Cook Islands”

    1. Those Motus were pretty special, alright. They’d be a nature reserve in other parts of the world, so we were lucky to be able to tread lightly in the vicinity of hundreds of birds.

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