Here is a collection of New Zealand Birds not often shown to people. Here is some of the ones that had their photos taken
Now some of these live on Tiritiri Matangi Island in Auckland’s Hauraki gulf and that is a bird sanctuary. I’ve been there quite a lot and it’s worth a visit if coming New Zealand if you are passing through the Auckland area.
There are birds I will mark as an endangered species. For two reasons, introduced species like cats, dogs, stoats, weasels, opposoms, rats, mice and ferrets and predator birds that are introduced. Plus people.
The ministry of Agriculture and fisheries have strict rules on what comes into New Zealand for good reasons. Once a species is extinct it doesn’t come back