Robins the first birds to be transferred

Scoop: Robins the first birds to be transferred

North Island Robin with insect in beak. Photo: Ralph G. Powlesland.

Outward bound: North Island robins the first birds to be transferred out of Karori Sanctuary

Until now wildlife has arrived at Karori Sanctuary on a one-way ticket. But seven years after the first birds were released at the Sanctuary, bird numbers are booming and the Sanctuary is about to make its first outbound transfer – taking ten of its North Island robins to supplement the small population on Matiu/Somes Island. more