Story: Merton, Donald Vincent

Releasing black robins

Don Merton crouches in front of an old fallen tree, with an open carrying crate in front of him. A small black bird perches on the ground nearby.

Don Merton releasing the first Chatham Island black robin on South East Island, Chatham Islands, in January 1983. 

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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)