"Two hundred and fifteen species of birds can be
found at the Great Barrier Reef.
Many of these birds nest on nearby
islands. The Great Barrier Reef slows down the
water and dampen the waves that could crash onto
The Roseate Tern nests in a ground
scrape on beaches, so they benefit from the
Roseate Terns also feed by diving for
fish, so they take advantage of the diversity of
fish that live near the Great Barrier Reef."