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Brown Kiwi - adult one poking in the ground with its long beak searching for food in native Kauri forest with fallen Kauri twigs visible Featured Related Images Print

Brown Kiwi - adult one poking in the ground with its long beak searching for food in native Kauri forest with fallen Kauri twigs visible

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Brown Kiwi - adult one poking in the ground with its long beak searching for food in native Kauri forest with fallen Kauri twigs visible
Trounson Kauri Park Scenic Reserve, Northland, North Island, New Zealand
Apteryx australis
The kiwi is New Zealand's most ancient living bird and a biological oddity. Flightless and largely nocturnal its one-off evolutionary design holds all sorts of biological records. Kiwi build burrows and lay a huge egg that produces a mature fully-feathered independent chick. And that's where they are at their most vulnerable. Introduced predators and ferral cats or dogs kill the chicks and can erradicate a whole generation of kiwi. That's why special programs to protect the kiwi are in place. Eggs and chicks are removed from the bush to return them again to the wild when they gained enough weight to be big enough to fight off predators. The kiwi is highly threatened and also the icon of New Zealand.
Steffen & Alexandra Sailer
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© Steffen & Alexandra Sailer/ardea.com

Brown Kiwi (Apteryx australis), South Island, New Zealand Featured Related Images Print

Brown Kiwi (Apteryx australis), South Island, New Zealand

Kiwis are flightless, nocturnal birds, so are seldom seen. They are currently listed as endangered. Habitat loss and predation by dogs, stoats, ferrets and cats have all contributed to this. This specimen was collected by John D. Enys (1837-1912) in 1911

© RIC, photographer Mike Searle

Animal, Apterygidae, Apterygiformes, Aves, Avian, Bill, Biology, Bird, Brown, Brownish, Collection, Cornish, Davies, Feather, Grey, History, Long, Natural, Specimen, Taxidermy

A chief's korowai or feather cloak with a multi-coloured feather border Featured Related Images Print

A chief's korowai or feather cloak with a multi-coloured feather border

A chief's korowai or feather cloak with a multi-coloured feather border. The name korowai refers to the black tassles. Feathers from various birds including the kiwi and kaka were used on this example.Detail. Country of Origin: New Zealand. Culture: Maori. Date/Period: 19th C. Material Size: Flax, feathers. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Otago Museum, Dunedin . Location: 02

© Werner Forman Archive / Heritage-Images