A local guide to birds
A selection of pictures of birds that you are likely to see around the lighthouse
At the lighthouse, there are many birds that you might see. The pictures below are first, the more general birds you will likely see, plus many more, so please take a bird identification book and good binoculars.
The second are the geese you will see in our rare goose breeding program beside the lighthouse.
The Barnacle Goose (above left) and Pink Footed Goose (above right) are not endangered, whereas the Nene Nene Goose (above middle top) is highly endangered.
The Red Breasted Goose (above left) is highly endangered, whereas the Rosses's Goose (Snowgoose) and Brent Goose are not endangered.