Black robins were decimated on the main islands of the Chatham group, and by 1976 there were only seven birds, all on one tiny island. With careful management the numbers had grown to over 200 birds by 2004. These people are transferring young black robins to another island with the aim of starting a new population.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Department of Conservation
Photograph by Don Merton
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