The native forest birds of Stewart Island/Rakiura: patterns of recent declines and extinctions

@inproceedings{Harper2009TheNF,
  title={The native forest birds of Stewart Island/Rakiura: patterns of recent declines and extinctions},
  author={Grant A. Harper},
  year={2009}
}
Stewart Island/Rakiura, the third largest island in New Zealand, has not had the large-scale forest clearance and introduction of mustelids that has had deleterious impacts on populations of native forest birds on the North and South Islands. However, Stewart Island has had 3 rat species, feral cats and possums introduced, which are known bird predators. It is likely that these species have had serious consequences for the native birds there. As no review of forest birds had been done within… CONTINUE READING

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