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Research and monitoring plan for the kiwi sanctuaries

Hugh A. Robertson

Research and monitoring plan for the kiwi sanctuaries

by Hugh A. Robertson

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Published by Dept. of Conservation in Wellington, N.Z .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New Zealand.
    • Subjects:
    • Kiwis -- Monitoring.,
    • Bird populations -- New Zealand.,
    • Bird refuges -- New Zealand.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementHugh Robertson.
      SeriesScience for conservation,, 241, Science for conservation ;, 241.
      ContributionsNew Zealand. Dept. of Conservation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQL696.A63 R637 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination24 p. ;
      Number of Pages24
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3377965M
      ISBN 100478225660
      LC Control Number2004478892
      OCLC/WorldCa55953909

      Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Format: Book, Online; 71 p.: 1 map ; 30 cm. The Okarito Kiwi, also known as the Rowi or Okarito Brown Kiwi, Apteryx rowi, first identified as a new species in , [5] is slightly smaller, with a greyish tinge to the plumage and sometimes white facial feathers. Females lay as many as three eggs in a season, each one in a different nest. Male and female both incubate. Distribution of these kiwi are limited to a small area on the west.

      WILDLIFE SANCTUARIES AND OTHER PROTECTED AREAS IN THE US VIRGIN ISLANDS. Prior to , little was known about the ecology of the more than 50 islands and cays dotting the perimeter of the USVI. But with the help of the Division of Fish and Wildlife’s wildlife survey, these cays have come. Kiwi: a Natural History (Family Guide to New Zealand Wildlife) Paperback – January 1, by Isabel Castro (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1).

      Auckland (/ ˈ ɔː k l ə n d / AWK-lənd) is a city in the North Island of New most populous urban area in the country, Auckland has an urban population of around 1,, (June ). It is located in the Auckland Region—the area governed by Auckland Council—which includes outlying rural areas and the islands of the Hauraki Gulf, resulting in a total population of 1,,Country: New Zealand.   Wildlife Conservation Society. (, March 25). Micro-sanctuaries key to survival of wildlife in human-dominated landscapes. ScienceDaily. Retrieved Ap from


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Research and monitoring plan for the kiwi sanctuaries by Hugh A. Robertson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Request PDF | Research and monitoring plan for the kiwi sanctuaries | Five areas were established as 'kiwi sanctuaries' in as part of the New Zealand Biodiversity Strategy.

The areas were. 6 Robertson—Research and monitoring plan for the kiwi sanctuaries 1. Introduction Most kiwi (Apteryx spp.) populations on the mainland of New Zealand aredeclining rapidly, due to predation by stoats, cats, ferrets and dogs (McLennan et al. Without predator control, less than 5% of.

Research and monitoring plan for the kiwi sanctuaries. This Science for Conservation report (number ) (PDF: KB), written by Hugh Robertson, was published by the Department of Conservation in It sets out the background to a series of recommendations about research and monitoring within the five kiwi sanctuaries.

Kiwi sanctuaries. InDOC set up five kiwi sanctuaries aiming to increase the number of young kiwi surviving each year via predator control and to provide opportunities for research and monitoring.

There are three kiwi sanctuaries in the North Island and two in the South Island: Whangārei Kiwi Sanctuary (Northland brown kiwi). Kiwi (/ ˈ k i w i / KEE-wee) or kiwis are flightless birds native to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family imately the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites (which also consist of ostriches, emus, rheas, and cassowaries).

DNA sequence comparisons have yielded the surprising conclusion that kiwi are much more closely related to the. A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the full-text.

In latefive sanctuaries were established on the mainland of New Zealand for the express purpose of protecting populations of five kiwi Apteryx spp. taxa belonging to three species. Conservation management was undertaken at a landscape scale (10,–20, ha) in each sanctuary to improve recruitment of by: The little spotted kiwi (Apteryx owenii) was probably the most common kiwi species in Aotearoa/New Zealand in the mids.

Now it's our second rarest kiwi of the 5 kiwi species. Numbers plummeted last century and it had almost disappeared from the mainland by the mids. Then 5 birds were.

Sanctuary projects. Aongatete Forest Restoration Project; Arthur's Pass Wildlife Trust; Ark in the Park. 8 Holzapfel et al.—Kiwi recovery plan – 1. Introduction Kiwi (Apteryx spp.) are among the most distinctive, recognised and cherished animals in New Zealand.

Endemic to New Zealand, they are the unofficial national emblem and a taonga (treasure) species of strong significance for Maori.

A physical archive and computer databank of permanent vegetation monitoring plots and surveys throughout New manuals and plot sheets are available. Wetlands Monitoring and Assessment Kit (WETMAK) A toolkit for monitoring wetland.

Hugh Robertson was educated at Massey University (BSc Hons) and Oxford University (DPhil). He is currently a Principal Science Advisor at the Department of Conservation (DOC) and has worked for the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) for over 35 /5(27).

This ambitious project, known as the Moehau Kiwi Sanctuary and funded in part by the Bank of New Zealand Kiwi Recovery Trust, attempts to protect kiwi o ha—a huge area, of which two-thirds is privately owned. Trappers service Fenn traps in the.

The landscape of the Tidmarsh Wildlife Sanctuary tells a powerful story of rebirth, healing, and the reality of global climate change now fully established, new human actions were conceived and implemented to restore and protect nature, and to make it accessible to people—to study it and learn from it, to be inspired by it, and to be helped by it in the important years ahead.

A ‘Kiwi Caravan’ that is. This unlikely conservation icon has been rescued from Kapiti Island Nature Reserve and refurbished. The caravan was officially opened as an Information Hub on Sunday 3 June by the community Guardians of Whareroa Farm. The research happened a decade ago now – this paper was published back in – but how many people have even heard of the large, carnivorous Mercury Island tusked weta (Motuweta isolata), let alone the extraordinary story of its step back from the cliff-face of extinction.

Kiwi (/ k iː w iː / KEE-wee) or kiwis are flightless birds native to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family imately the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites (which also consist of ostriches, emus, rheas, and cassowaries), and lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird in the world.

In Dr John McLennan of Land-care Research chose Puketukutuku and Whareama Peninsulas, at the western end of Lake Waikaremoana, as locations for his study of the notion that predation of kiwi, particularly predation of chicks by stoats, was the principal cause of kiwi decline throughout New Zealand.

The hapu of Waikaremoana have been involved [ ]. The kiwi house here is part of a wildlife sanctuary concentrating on breeding programs for some of New Zealand's most endangered birds. In addition to the kiwi (they successfully bred the only known example of a white kiwi in ), others include the black teal, kakariki, kokako, stitchbirds, and are also native forest walks, guided tours, and educational : Liam Naden.

out of 5 stars Everything you'd want to know about kiwi birds Reviewed in the United States on Decem This book has great photographs and lots of interesting facts about the New Zealand kiwis (flightless birds, not the fruit)/5(3).

Kaipupu Wildlife Sanctuary is a mainland island sanctuary located near Picton and accessible by a short boat trip. Kaipupu is a community project tasked with creating a safe haven for wildlife, such as fantail, kereru, weka, silvereye, grey warbler, tui, bellbird, and kingfisher.Kiwi (/ ˈ k i w i / KEE-wee) or kiwis are flightless birds native to New Zealand, in the genus Apteryx and family imately the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites (which also consist of ostriches, emus, rheas, and cassowaries).

DNA sequence comparisons have yielded the surprising conclusion that kiwi are much more closely related to the Clade: Novaeratitae.An article focusing on the work of Project Kiwi and their use of Connovation pest control products (Erayz, D-Block, D-Block Extreme) and traps to protect and enhance the local Northern brown kiwi population.

The article gives an overview of the Project, its history and its people. Also included is a brief outline of its successful captive rearing programme "Operation Nest Egg".