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Endangered #22 New Zealand Kaka (Endangered species) 2021

The_Nature_PlugApr 16, 2021, 9:38:43 AM

The New Zealand Kaka is a parrot native to New Zealand and is listed as endangered.

Reasons for endangered status - Habitat loss, introduced predators (cats, rats, possums, stoats), competition for honeydew (from bees, wasp).

Conservation efforts - There programs in place that Building and establishing nesting boxes, Predator control, Planting food species, Growing food species in our nursery Monitoring of population, Education.

New Zealand Kaka Facts - 

Sicene Name: Nestor meridionalis

Size: 45 cm

Weight: 390 - 560 g

Native Locations: New Zealand, Kapiti Island, Codfish Island, Little Barrier Island

Lifespan: 20 years

Population: less 10,000

Conservation status: Endangered (EN)


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The Nature Plug