Help us find the South Island Kōkako

The South Island kōkako is an ancient bird once widespread in southern New Zealand forests.  

It was listed as extinct until 2013 when its status was reclassified as 'data deficient' by the Department of Conservation. The re-classification provides renewed hope and energy. 

The search is urgent. If South Island kōkako still exist there will be very few left and they need to be found and protected.

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