Kōrero: Small forest birds

Red-crowned parakeet

The red-crowned parakeet is almost extinct on the North and South islands, but remains abundant on stoat-free Stewart Island and the Auckland Islands, as well as a number of small islands without rats or stoats. It nests in tree hollows or ground burrows. There are another two subspecies – one on the Chatham Islands, the other on the Kermadec Islands.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: A-256-027

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Troup, 'Small forest birds - Parakeets', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/natural-sounds/12503/red-crowned-parakeet (accessed 30 November 2021)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015