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MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement

Headline: Photo of the week: Kākāpō

Today’s photo is of one of New Zealand’s unique treasures, the kākāpō.

Kākāpō are listed internationally as a critically endangered species with fewer than 160 known surviving birds.

Photo: Dianne Mason

Kākāpō Recovery has partnered with FLOAT- For Love Of All Things to help with kākāpō conservation.

One of a kind kākāpō t-shirts designed by The Original Thread’s Mel Paul are available this week only on the FLOAT website. For every item sold FLOAT will donate $8 USD to the Kākāpō Recovery Team.

Donations will help in a range of areas, including purchasing essential field and scientific equipment, providing supplementary feed to support breeding birds and to support our on-going research efforts.