Kōrero: Large forest birds

Kōkako feeding chicks

Kōkako feeding chicks

This North Island kōkako pair are feeding orange berries to their two chicks. The young have pink wattles and brownish wings. They stay in the nest for a month, and after fledging continue to receive food from the adults for up to a year.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10025051

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Gerard Hutching, 'Large forest birds - Kōkako', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10591/kokako-feeding-chicks (accessed 30 September 2023)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015, updated 1 Aug 2023