World's rarest bird pictures: A dance in search of a partner
Birds don't only fly, they run, they jump, they dive, they swim, and occasionally, they even dance – as this red-crowned crane is doing, in this remarkable image taken in China.
New Zealand Kaka, also known as Kākā, (Nestor meridionalis) - a New Zealand parrot endemic to the native forests of New Zealand. The New Zealand Kaka is considered vulnerable. It has greatly declined across its traditional range as a result of habitat loss; predation by introduced predators like rats, possums and stoats; and competition from wasps and bees for the honeydew excreted by scale insects.
The Majestic Pukeko by EOSthusiast on DeviantArt
Portrait of one of New Zealand's most beautiful birds, the Pukeko. Pukeko is the Maori name for the Purple Swamphen. I've seen a couple of Pukekos near ... The Majestic Pukeko
Winter Wonderland Promotion
Join the team at the Royal Albatross Centre during winter for some family friendly entertainment. Learn about the life of the local Royal Albatross and see them in their natural habitat from the viewing observatory. You can also put your feet up and unwind with some specialty tea or your favourite coffee and maybe even treat yourself to some fresh baking from our Cafe
The Plight of the Takahē | Featured Creature
© James Rae © Damian D. © Brendon & Keryn Doran Chicky Poo! image source: doc.govt.nzHabitat: New ZealandStatus: Endangered Scientists and the world alike believed that the flightless bird, the Takahē (Porphyrio hochstetteri), was extinct after the last four specimens of the bird were recovered in 1898. It wasn’t until a […]