Big trip for rare birds

Rodney Times - - OUT & ABOUT -

Four crit­i­cally en­dan­gered kakapo have trav­elled al­most the length of the coun­try in a day to be re­leased on Hau­turu - Lit­tle Bar­rier Is­land. The trip was also a home­com­ing for two of the birds - Wendy and Blades - that had once called the is­land home

DEI­DRE VERCOE

Held by Dr An­drew Digby, Blades gets his last view of Whenua Hou.

AN­DREW DIGBY

Blades has fa­thered 22 chicks over the years.

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