Stitch­birds thriv­ing

Kapi-Mana News - - NEWS -

This month was the 10th an­niver­sary of the hihi (stitch­bird) be­ing rein­tro­duced into main­land New Zealand. It was ex­tinct from the wild for 120 years un­til 2005 when 60 were in­tro­duced. To­day there are more than 100 adult birds and 100 fledglings hatched last sea­son.

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