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Kiwi on film

Posted at 11:27am Monday 16 Nov, 2020

Weeks after the first photo of a kiwi outside the borders of Tawharanui open sanctuary was taken, video has been shot of the bird(s) in the same spot.

Landowners Alysyn and Brian Midgelow-Marsden decided to upgrade their kiwi-spotting kit after getting a night-time still shot on their Christian Bay property at the end of August.

They have since installed monitoring tunnels, extra pest traps and a video camera. “Now we've had at least two occasions with kiwi on film walking along the stream,” Alysyn says.

Anyone interested in making their garden or land more kiwi-friendly can contact Ngaire Wallen on 021 784 074

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