31 Jan 2024

Kokako sightings sought in South Island

From Afternoons, 1:15 pm on 31 January 2024

There's been some excitement for bird lovers recently, with a possible sighting of a Kōkako in Southland.

The endangered songbird was once thought to be extinct in the South island.

Inger Perkins is the manager of the South Island Kōkako Charitable Trust, who have put a call out for help identifying the bird.

She speaks to Jesse.


Kōkako. Photo: Supplied / Warren Butcher

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