New Zealand saves birds from extinction «kleinezeitung.at

The Kokako plays an important role, especially in Maori mythology – the indigenous people of the Pacific state. Population increased from 330 breeding pairs to 2000.

09.29, 26 March 2021

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In New Zealand, conservation is an animal rights activist A rare singer That worked, and which has long been considered endangered. North Island Coarse Crow (North Cocaku Island) It is a bluish-gray bird with bright blue skin growths on either side of the beak. Especially in Maori mythology – the indigenous people of the Pacific state – the plays Cocaco important role.

In addition to Adorns the New Zealand $ 50 Banknote. The subspecies is called the scientific name Callaeas cinereus wilsoni. Specifically, in a message from the Minister for Nature Conservation, Friday said the cocoa transfer and intense control of predators, which could be dangerous to birds, would have contributed to the success. Alan left. Describing the successful preservation project as a “teacher,” Alan said the bird’s song is “a long, slow chain of rich organ-like tones.”

When bird conservation efforts began in the late 1990s, there were only 330 breeding pairs. Meanwhile, he lived on the North Island again 2000 Probary. “This is a true success story in the field of nature conservation,” Alan emphasized, in which many individuals, groups and Maori communities in addition to the ministry participated.

The Rough crow from the south island (south island cocaku) With orange-colored leather flaps, on the other hand, it is considered extinct. The South Island Cocaco Fund offered a reward of NZ $ 10,000 for information confirming that the bird still exists.

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