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Meet Tarn

Tarn was transferred to Atarau Sanctuary at the end of June 2019. They weighted 705g. Tarn now lives in the Paparoa Range.

Arrived at crèche: 27/06/2019, weight 655g
Sex: Unconfirmed
Species: Roroa/Great Spotted Kiwi

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Laura and Beth

Monitoring our littlest roroa

Monitoring our littlest roroa. Bethany Brett and Laura Molles catching up to change some recorders, and for a health check on the littlest roroa at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve. Bethany checks
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laura putting up a recorder for bioacoustic monitoring

Cryptic species and how they are monitored

Cryptic species and how they are monitored in New Zealand Laura was recently featured in Issue 4 of 1964 magazine in an article about cryptic species and how they are
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Kiwi Chick

New Kiwi Chick!

We’re so excited to be able to welcome this little roroa to Atarau Sanctuary. Born at Willowbank Wildlife Reserve, they’ll be transferred to the creche when their weight and health allows them to take the next step towards living in the wild.
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