Kiwi are flightless birds endemic to New Zealand. At around the size of a domestic chicken, kiwi are by far the smallest living ratites and lay the largest egg in relation to their body size of any species of bird .
Great Spotted Kiwi, Great Gray Kiwi, or Roroa (Apteryx haastii) is a species of kiwi endemic to the South Island of New Zealand. The Great Spotted Kiwi, as a member of the Ratites, is flightless. It is the largest of the kiwi.
Black Robin - A great conservation story: In 1980 there were only 5 of these birds left, with only one fertile female. Now there are @ Since they live exclusively on tiny islands off New Zealand, that’s a fairly decent population.