White heron (kotuku)
Distribution:    
Breeds Okarito, disperses NZ-wide

Threat Level:
Nationally critical

Pateke (North Island brown teal)
Distribution:    
Northland, Great Barrier Is, Coromandel; expanding throughout

Threat Level:
Recovering

Australasian bittern (matuku)
Distribution:    
Throughout NZ

Threat Level:
Nationally endangered

Spotless crake, marsh crake, banded rail

Distribution:    
Spotless crake; throughout NZ

Marsh crake; throughout NZ

Banded rail; mostly northern North Island and northern South Island

Threat Level:
Spotless crake; Relict

Marsh crake; Relict

Banded rail; Naturally uncommon

Fernbird
Distribution:    
Throughout most of NZ

Threat Level:
Declining

New Zealand dabchick
Distribution:    
North Island

Threat Level:
Nationally vulnerable

Black, pied and little black shags

Distribution:    
Black shag; throughout NZ

Pied shag; coastal areas north of North Island, Nelson/ Marlborough and south of South Island

Little black shag; throughout North Island and top of South Island

Threat Level:
Black shag; Naturally uncommon

Pied shag; Nationally vulnerable

Little black shag; Naturally uncommon

Grey duck
Distribution:    
Throughout NZ

Threat Level:
Nationally critical

Southern crested grebe
Distribution:    
South Island lakes

Threat Level:
Nationally vulnerable


     

     
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    Kaingaroa Timberlands
    Colin.maunder@ktml.co.nz

    Willie Shaw
    Wildland Consultants
    willie@wildlands.co.nz

    NZ Forest Owners Association
    nzfoa@nzfoa.org.nz

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