Tag: new zealand

  • Kiwi Encounter at Rainbow Springs in New Zealand

    Kiwi Encounter at Rainbow Springs in New Zealand

    New Zealanders are often referred to as Kiwis due to their national bird being the elusive kiwi bird. To preserve and assist in the rehabilitation of the wild kiwi numbers in the country, the ...

  • New Zealand’s Mischievous Kea Parrot

    Not very many people have heard of a Kea Parrot. This average-sized parrot hails from the forested and alpine regions of New Zealand’s South Island and it is listed as a ‘vulnerable’ ...

  • Alien Predators Outsmarted by Birds

    Recent research reveals that the New Zealand bellbird is able to change its nesting behavior if necessary in order to protect itself from predators. The finding is of massive importance since ...

  • The Rare Takahe of New Zealand

    The colorful and unusual takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri) is not a bird that many people are familiar with. In fact, it wasn’t very long ago when the bird was thought to be extinct since there ...

  • Kiwi Birds

    One of the world’s oddest bird species is the kiwi. This New Zealand bird species seems to break all the rules on what it means to be a bird: