Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The New Zealand wattle-crow, Callæas or Glaucopis cinerea. See Glaucopis.
“The South Island kokako is now listed as officially extinct, but one of its most dedicated fans is still a believer.”
“An amateur ornithologist claims he saw a South Island kokako from about 20 meters.”
“Another article on the search for the South Island kokako in New Zealand.”
“Mr Nilsson, a self-taught bird expert who has worked for the Wildlife Service, said he knew it was a kokako because of its size and behaviour.”
“Less than a year ago, veteran searchers seeking signs of the kokako unsuccessfully searched a valley east of Puysegur Point in Fiordland National Park for signs of the grey bird with orange wattles at each side of the beak.”
“In recent years, searches for the South Island kokako have been in Granville State Forest in the West Coast's Grey Valley and further north in the Paparoa Range near Charleston.”
“For the veteran searchers seeking signs of the long-lost South Island kokako, a valley east of Puysegur Point in Fiordland National Park sounds like a breakthrough.”
“Conservation officials today formally declared the South Island kokako extinct, saying there had been no confirmed sightings for 40 years.”
“Rod Hitchmough, a scientific officer at the Department of Conservation (DOC) told a press briefing in Wellington that the kokako decision had attracted controversy.”
“That South Island kokako investigation team included Christchurch researcher Ron Nilsson, who has spent 20 years searching remote valleys in Nelson, Westland, Fiordland and Stewart Island.”
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