Conservation of kakerori (Pomarea dimidiata) : report on a visit to Rarotonga, August/September 1999 / Hugh A.

Publication Date: 
2000
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Call Number: 
VF 3473 {EL]
Notes: 
Includes bibliographic references
ISBN_ISSN: 
0-478-21959-8
Physical Description: 
1 v,15 p. ; 30 cm
Content Item Id: 
6838
Conservation of kakerori (Pomarea dimidiata) : report on a visit to Rarotonga, August/September 1999 / Hugh A.
Abstract: 

Since 1987, I have assisted the Cook Islands Conservation/Environment Service and, more recently, the Takitumu Conservation Area Project and the Avifauna Conservation Programme of the South Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) to plan and implement a recovery programme for the kakerori, a critically endangered forest bird endemic to Rarotonga. In 1989, the kakerori was one of the 10 rarest birds in the world, and classified as 'critically endangered' (Collar et al. 1994) with a population of just 29 birds. I calculated

GEFPAS Project: 
No
Record Id: 
56519