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ROLE OF PREDATION IN THE DECLINE OF KIWI, APTERYX SPP., IN NEW ZEALAND

@article{Mclennan1996ROLEOP,
  title={ROLE OF PREDATION IN THE DECLINE OF KIWI, APTERYX SPP., IN NEW ZEALAND},
  author={J. A. Mclennan and Ma Potter and Hamish Gibson Robertson and G Wake and Rogan M. Colbourne and L. Sobita Dew and Leigh Joyce and A. J. Mccann and J O Miles and Pj Miller and Jeffrey A. Reid},
  journal={New Zealand Journal of Ecology},
  year={1996},
  volume={201},
  pages={27-35}
}
Summary: Kiwi have declined markedly in abundance and range since human settlement of New Zealand. Three of the four species are still extant in mainland forests, despite decades of co-existence with various introduced mammals. Little spotted kiwi is now probably confined to offshore islands. The role of introduced mammals in these population declines was evaluated by measuring the survival rates of adults, eggs and chicks of brown kiwi (A. mantelli) and great spotted kiwi (A. haastii) in… 

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