MātātāFernbird

Conservation status
In some trouble

These are the endemic songster of our swamps and saltmarshes. You are more likely to hear them before you see them, yet, if you are lucky enough, there may be another nearby. While living in pairs, they communicate with a high pitched "u-tick". If you click two stones together, you may see one poke its head up out of its hiding spot in curiosity.

Campaign Manager

Science Club Waikato University

We are the Science Club at the University of Waikato! We organize social events, volunteering, and networking among science students that attend Waikato Uni. We chose to be campaign managers for the Fernbird as it is one of our local feathery friends, found in the Okahukura Valley of the Pureora Forest, where we help with pest control. #votefernbird

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