So cool 🐦 : 3D printed eggs used in fairy tern rescue programme | RNZ News:

Staff remove the [real] eggs, take them to incubators at Auckland Zoo, and the terns continue incubating what they thought were their eggs.

… a record-breaking breeding season with 22 eggs laid and 14 chicks successfully hatched.

Tiny chick beside its parent on the beach.
A tara iti chick steps briefly out of its nest at Waipū to explore. Photo: RNZ; Supplied / Darren Markin.