- Wild encounters. // Australian Geographic;Jul/Aug2013, Issue 115, p129
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's wild encounters with and search for endangered kakapos at the Codfish Island in New Zealand.
- How to make a big-boned bird breed. // New Scientist;9/18/2008, Vol. 199 Issue 2673, p16
The article reports that the Atkins diet has failed to coax the endangered kakapos to breed. Conservationists have fed kakapos with high protein supplements to boost their numbers, but they reported that it seems they have been focusing on the wrong nutrient. The conservationists add that the...
- Kakapo. // Encyclopedia of Animals;2006, p1
Kakapo is a Maori word which means "parrot of the dark." There are fewer than 50 kakapos left living in the wild. It is one of the rarest birds in the world. The kakapo breeds once every few years when the food supply is plentiful.
- Who care about kakapos? Miller, Claire // Ranger Rick;Jan98, Vol. 32 Issue 1, p42
Focuses on the near-extinct New Zealand bird called kakapo. Contributing factors to dying out of population; Efforts of wild life conservationists to produce birds.
- The grounding of the Kakapo. Walters, Mark Jerome // Animals;Jan/Feb94, Vol. 127 Issue 1, p6
Reports on the New Zealand kakapo and its descent toward extinction. Human predators; Loss of habitat.
- Locals Know. // Backpacker;Aug2009, Vol. 37 Issue 6, p34
The article reports that the Adirondack Mountains, and especially the Dix Wilderness, contain many rare birds and almost 300 total species of birds, including the black pole warbler, American pipet, and black-backed woodpecker.
- Kites' comeback. // New Scientist;7/31/93, Vol. 139 Issue 1884, p11
Reports on the reappearance in England and Scotland of the red kite, one of Great Britain's rarest birds. Reintroduction program by the Joint Nature Conservation Committee and the RSPB; Source of the red kite.
- Biblio-birds. // American Libraries;Feb95, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p129
Discusses a pair of flower-eating, white-winged Guans, believed to be among the seven most endangered species in the world, which were exhibited at the Miami-Dade (Florida) Public Library in December 1994.
- Recent rare-bird sightings in North America. // Bird Watching;Aug2012, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p12
Photographs of some rare-birds, recently seen in North America including Gray-crowned Rosy-Finch, Tropical Mockingbird, Little Blue Heron, are presented.