Kōrero: Birds of mountains and open country

Tussock grasslands (2 o 3)

Tussock grasslands

These high-country tussock grasslands are near Ranfurly, Otago. Tussocklands form large expanses of open country, frequented by native pipits and introduced skylarks. Before these areas were cleared for grazing, shrubs growing among the tussock would have hosted a greater diversity of bird species.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Troup, 'Birds of mountains and open country - Open country environments', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/13998/tussock-grasslands (accessed 31 May 2020)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015