Kōrero: Conservation – a history

Stead’s bush wren (4 o 4)

Stead’s bush wren

After rats invaded Big South Cape Island in 1964, the rare Stead’s bush wren became threatened. Specimens were transferred to nearby rat-free islands, but they did not breed there. The wren is now believed to be extinct.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10037276
Photograph by Don Merton

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Simon Nathan, 'Conservation – a history - Saving native birds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13933/steads-bush-wren (accessed 23 July 2024)

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