Archives For kakapo

The Kākāpō Recovery Team monitor the levels of rimu fruit growing on both Whenua Hou and Anchor Island as masting (mass fruiting) of rimu is a known trigger for kākāpō to breed.

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New Zealand’s birds aren’t known for being particularly savvy when it comes to defending themselves from introduced predators.

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Threatened Species Ambassador Nicola Toki updates us on the work to set science-based goals to achieve better outcomes with for our threatened flora and fauna.

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Today’s photo of the week is of one of the recent kākāpō to hatch on Whenua Hou/Codfish Island during the 2016 breeding season.

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To celebrate his ‘hatch-day’ today’s photo of the week is everyone’s favourite spokesbird, Sirocco the kākāpō.

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Today’s photo of the week is of the newest kākāpō addition to the world, discovered by rangers last Thursday on Codfish Island.

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We look back at our native species that have captured the attention of the internet world this year.

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