Kōkako is an endangered forest bird which is endemic to New Zealand. It is slate-grey with wattles & a black mask. It is one of three species of New Zealand Wattlebird, the other two being the near threatened Tieke (saddleback) & the extinct Huia.
As the human population grows, deforestation increases. As a result, many animals are at risk of extinction, due to the loss of their natural habitat. If we don’t do something now, this could be the end of these animals.
The Kakapo is a relatively large, flightless, nocturnal, ground dwelling parrot of New Zealand. Critically endangered, a population of 130 remaining is estimated. Has a highly developed sense of smell.
Tui in flight. tui is an endemic passerine bird of New Zealand. It is one of the largest members of the diverse honeyeater family. The name tui is from the Māori name tūī and is the species' formal common name