Kōrero: Introduced land birds

Little owl

Originally introduced from Germany, little owls are now established in the South Island. They are found mainly in flat pastoral country, especially on the east coast, while the native morepork is found more commonly on the west coast.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10037224
Photograph by J. L. Kendrick

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Sound file from the Department of Conservation

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Troup, 'Introduced land birds - Little owls', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/natural-sounds/17147/little-owl (accessed 15 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 24 Nov 2008, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015