Kōrero: Nearshore islands

Resolution Island birds

Resolution Island birds

Birds moved to Resolution Island in the 1890s are shown in these images, which illustrate a report by Richard Henry, the island’s caretaker. His efforts were in vain because stoats swam to the island and wiped out the birds.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Charles Trevor Collection
Reference: PA1-f-142-36-1

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Eileen McSaveney, 'Nearshore islands - Island sanctuaries', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13041/resolution-island-birds (accessed 6 April 2020)

He kōrero nā Eileen McSaveney, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007