A native of New Zealand, being found throughout the country and also on outlying islands including the Chatham Islands. The Red-billed Gull (Larus novaehollandiae), is simply called seagull by most people. Primarily a bird of the coast, although it can be often found inland scavenging at tips.
The blue penguin (Eudyptula minor) is the smallest of all penguins. They nest around all New Zealand coasts and especially on small off-shore islands. They are also found at the Chathams, Tasmania and the southern coast of Australia. The smallest species of penguin measuring around 43 cm tall. In New Zealand they are also known as Little Blue or just Blue Penguins due to their slate-blue plumage. The design was based on a painting by Chloe Talbot Kelly which depicted a korora with its chick on a rocky coast line.