Research Report: Population study of the North Island Robin in the Waitakere ranges in New Zealand

This is the report written by the Ark overseas intern in 2008-09, Masha Leenen.

"The main goal of this report about the research of the North Island Robin (Petroica australis longipes) population in the Waitakere Ranges Regional Park is to show and evaluate the research techniques used to monitor the reintroduced population. Furthermore, the annual outcomes of this long term study are compared with each other to draw conclusions about a change in abundance of the North Island Robin population and accordingly improve management plans.

This report is written for the organisation Ark in the Park, Wildlife Management students and people interested in research and conservation methods."

Click [here] to download a copy of the report (PDF file, 3.8MB)

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