Fiordland National Park Naturalist’s Checklist

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All the species of Fiordland (above: Great Egret) on one handy list. Click Through Here

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Milford Sound/Fiordland

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Fiordland is a high point of any visit to New Zealand. Cruise ships will generally visit Milford Sound

For the Official Visitor Guide, Click Through Here

Expect mainly Bottlenose Dolphins, there is a pod of about 60 in Milford Sound,  and maybe a couple of Dusky Dolphins (named for their colour, not he neighbouring Dusky Sound) in Milford Sound. The dusky dolphins are typically the smaller of the two.

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Below the surface, and interesting population of ‘black’ corals:

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during the mating season (July to November), Fiordland Crested Penguins can be spotted:

Fiordland Crested Penguin

and, year ‘round, lollygagging Southern Fur Seals:

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