Kōrero: Conservation – a history

Feeding takahē chicks

Feeding takahē chicks

Elwyn Welch and Gordon Williams feed takahē chicks being moved from Takahē Valley. Because of concern about the survival of the chicks in Fiordland, several were caught and secretly transferred to Mt Bruce in the Wairapapa.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10042102
Photograph by Peter Morrison

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Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Saving native birds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13929/feeding-takahe-chicks (accessed 9 December 2021)

He kōrero nā Simon Nathan, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, updated 1 Aug 2015