Kōrero: Kiwi

Little spotted kiwi chick

Little spotted kiwi chick

As the smallest kiwi, little spotted kiwi were extremely vulnerable to predators. They have survived only because they have been transferred to offshore islands. This chick, nicknamed Meatsafe, is on Kāpiti Island, where the largest population lives.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10029808
Photograph by J. N. Jolly

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Jock Phillips, 'Kiwi - Kiwi species', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10179/little-spotted-kiwi-chick (accessed 17 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Jock Phillips, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 15 May 2015