Story: Merton, Donald Vincent

Transporting kākāpō

Don Merton stands outdoors with a large green bird in his hands, next to a bird carrying crate lined with ferns and leaves.

Don Merton with Jill, one of the kākāpō captured in Esperance Valley, Fiordland, in March 1974.

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Alison Ballance. 'Merton, Donald Vincent', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2022. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6m13/merton-donald-vincent (accessed 17 April 2024)