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Little Spotted Kiwi Apteryx owenii



References

Anon. 2009. Kiwi become Aucklanders. Forest and Bird: 7.

Colbourne, R. M.; Robertson, H. A. 1997. Successful translocations of Little Spotted Kiwi Apteryx owenii between offshore islands of New Zealand. Notornis 44: 253-258.

Edmonds, H. 2010. Little Spotted Kiwi flown home to Fiordland. Corporate press release. Available at: http://www.realjourneys.co.nz/Corporate/mediareleaselittlespottedkiwi/. (Accessed: 05/03/2012).

Heather, B. D.; Robertson, H. A. 1996. The field guide to the birds of New Zealand. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK.

Heather, B. D.; Robertson, H. A. 2015. The field guide to the birds of New Zealand. Penguin Books (NZ) Ltd., Auckland, New Zealand.

Holzapfel, S.; Robertson, H.A.; McLennan, J.A.; Sporle, W.; Hackwell, K.; Impey, M. 2008 . Kiwi (Apteryx spp.) recovery plan: 2008–2018. Department of Conservation, Wellington.

Jolly, J. N. 1989. A field study of the breeding biology of the Little Spotted Kiwi (Apteryx owenii) with emphasis on the causes of nest failures. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 19: 433-448.

Marchant, S.; Higgins, P. J. 1990. Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic birds, 1: ratites to ducks. Oxford University Press, Melbourne.

McLennan, J. A.; Potter, M. A. 1993. Juveniles in mainland populations of Kiwi. Notornis 40: 294-297.

Ramstad, K.M.; Colbourne, R.M.; Robertson, H.A.; Allendorf, F.W.; Daugherty, C.F. 2013. Genetic consequences of a century of protection: serial founder events and survival of the Little Spotted Kiwi (Apteryx owenii). Proceedings of the Royal Society B 280(1762): 20130576.

Robertson, H. A. 1998. Kiwi recovery plan 1996--2006. Department of Conservation, Wellington.

Robertson, H.A. and Colbourne, R.M. 2004. Survival of little spotted kiwi (Apteryx owenii) on Kapiti Island. Notornis 51: 161-163.

Taylor, H.R. 2014. Detecting inbreeding depression in a severely bottlenecked, recovering species: the Little Spotted Kiwi (Apteryx owenii). Biology, Victoria University of Wellington.

Further resources

New Zealand Govt - Dept of Conservation - Recovery Plan

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View photos and videos and hear sounds of this species from the Internet Bird Collection

Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Apteryx owenii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 20/10/2021.