The North Island Kōkako, Callaeas cinerea wilsoni has blue wattles .The South Island Kōkako, Callaeas cinerea cinerea, by contrast has largely orange wattles, with only a small patch of blue at the base .

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The Kokako is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Kaharoa Kokako Trust is a group of volunteers dedicated to protecting the kokako that live in the Kaharoa Conservation Area, near Rotorua. By reducing the number of possums and rats in the forest, the community-based Trust has enabled kokako numbers to grow. As a result of the Trust's ever-expanding activities, Kaharoa is now home to one of the largest and most significant kokako populations in New Zealand. More

The North Island Kokako is endangered, with less than 400 pairs in existence (September 2004). It survives in low numbers in several mainland native forests with the help of government-funded pest control programmes, and captive breeding programmes help maintain population numbers. New populations are being established through releases on predator-free offshore islands. As a result, conservationists are hopeful of the species' long-term survival. More

Historically, the range of the Kokako has shrunk as its forest home has shrunk. Three quarters of the native forests present 1000 years ago before the arrival of humans have now gone. The mammalian predators that overrun the remaining forests and threaten Kokako today are quite different to the bird predators that hunted their ancestors a thousand years ago. The dawn chorus of the Kokako was a common sound in the forest before European settlement. More

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The North Island kokako is found mainly in mature podocarp-hardwood forest. The South Island kokako utilized similar habitat, but it may now be extinct. BEHAVIOR Actively walks and hops on the ground and from branch to branch, but is a weak flier. It generally occurs as non-migratory pairs that defend a breeding territory, or as unpaired individuals. It has a mellow, deliberate song consisting of loud bell-like notes. More

First kokako hatchings for 100 years in Hawkes Bay "It's been more than a century since a kokako was born in Hawkes Bay. More

The exciting possibility that South Island kokako are still around has been raised again recently in Fiordland, as the NZ Herald details... The 2005/2006 breeding season is drawing to a close. Click here to read updates from populations around the North Island. This season also saw captive breeding successes for birds from the Taranaki and Puketi lineages. Click here for details. kokako portrait "Te Koha Waiata" The gift of song. Kokako are a powerful symbol for the conservation of New Zealand's lush sub-tropical forests. More

Kokako Lodge, an 85 bed residential camp situated at the foothills of the Hunua Ranges Regional Park (Aucklands largest park, at approximately 17 000 hectares). Auckland’s leading EOTC venue Kokako Lodge is an ideal place for many different user groups from school and youth groups, through to corporate and wedding groups. We have a wide range of services and activities on offer... More

The Kaharoa Kokako Trust was formed in 1997 by a group of local residents who wanted to save the few kokako that remained in the area. By reducing the number of possums and ship rats in the Kaharoa Conservation Area, the Trust has enabled kokako numbers to grow. The increasing number of kokako at Kaharoa is living proof of how the community can play a vital role in enhancing the environment. More

Kokako, Simon Fordham Our kokako is part of the very, very old wattlebird family. A wattle is a coloured flap of skin that hangs beneath the beak. The kokako's cousins, the extinct huia and the saddleback also have wattles. Theirs are red-brown, while our kokako has bright blue ones. In Maori legend, the kokako is one of Maui’s best friends. When Maui lassoed the sun to slow it down, the kokako brought water to Maui in his wattles. More

family, an ancient group of birds, the North Island Kokako have bright blue wattles at the base of the bill. Their plumage is mainly pale grey with a bluish tinge, long black legs, small rounded wings, long tail, and a black facial mask. The juveniles are born with pink wattles which slowly turn to lilac, then blue as they mature. The South Island sub-species, thought to be extinct, have bright orange wattles. More

The kokako is 45 cm (17.5 inches) long and has a gray body, black mask, and blue or orange wattles at the corners of the mouth. Surviving in a few mountain forests, the kokako lives mainly on fruits and has a mellow, deliberate song; “organbird” and “bellbird” are local names. Learn more about "kokako" Citations - MLA Style: "kokako." Encyclopædia Britannica. 2010. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. 16 May. 2010 . More

The kokako is a wattlebird found in New Zealand named for the bright blue wattles found under the throat. It is a medium-sized bird with blue-gray feathers and a black bill. It also has a blue highway-man mask in striking contrast to the wattles. More

blue-wattled kokako, which occurs in the North Island, and Callaeas cinerea cinerea, the orange-wattled kokako inhabiting the South Island and Stewart Island. Apart from the colour of the wattles, which are fleshy lobes hanging from each corner of the mouth, both races are alike in appearance, except that the South Island bird is slightly smaller. More

the North Island kokako (Callaeas cinereus wilsoni) has blue wattles on the throat, whereas the now-extinct South Island kokako (Callaeas cinereus cinerea) had orange wattles. The wings are short and rounded (4). More

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Review: This was my second visit to Kokako and on the first, I would agree with an earlier reviewer that there were very few vegan options. This has now changed. I had a really nice curry scrambled tofu and my wife had a lovely vegan tart. There were at least 8-10 things I could have had to eat, which is pretty good for Auckland. Portions are small, however, but everything well made. Would ideally give this three and a half cows, actually... More

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The news in brief: Kokako is on Twitter – follow them for news about coffee & their café & such. Also on Twitter, NZ Cupcake Queen tweets what flavour cupcakes she’s baked for Kraf… more → an auckland vegan Kokako 12 is go! Jopre wrote 1 month ago: Well Kokako 12 has been sent out, and looks absolutely gorgeous, even if I do say so myself. More

North Island kokako (Callaeas cinerea wilsoni) at Mapara Wildlife Management Reserve, King Country, New Zealand. Notornis, 53: 199 - 207. 8. Kokako Recovery (October, 2004) http://www.kokakorecovery.org.nz/kokako/about.html 9. Innes, J., Hay, R., Flux, I., Bradfield, H. and Jansen, P. (1999) Successful recovery of North Island kokako Callaeas cinerea wilsoni populations, by adaptive management. More

North Island Kokako can be seen on the Kaharoa Kokako Track Kokako Track also known as the Hollow Track meanders its way down through some beautiful forest to Onaia Stream. This is a tranquil and secluded spot, ideal for a picnic or breakfast stop after listening to the dawn chorus! The return journey is back along the same track. There is a public shelter at the carpark with some interpretation panels on the area and its kokako. More

Kokako Becomes A Cryptid - Posted by: Loren Coleman on January 16th, 2007 Kokako Extinct? Which one? In less detailed media reports you may hear today or over the weekend, the New Zealand Ko¯kako has been declared extinct. Sad news indeed, but let’s be specific. It is not an entire species that is being declared extinct. More

Kokako reintroduced into New Zealand’s Doubtful Sound = 22/10/2008 06:07:11birds/birds_september_2008/kokako_release_doc Kokako release. Credit DOC • Secretary Island will be a safe haven for a range of native species and has huge potential as kokako habitat due to its large size (8140 hectares) and rodent and possum free status. It will provide the single largest pest-free area for a kokako population in New Zealand. More

Kokako 6 is a fun-to-read well-produced 52-page booklet of haiku, tanka, haibun and related genre and hails from the land of the long white cloud and the kiwi fruit. Its main editor is Patricia Prime. This edition contains the result of the 1st Kokako Tanka Competition together with a judge's report from co-editor Owen Bullock. Of the 234 tanka submitted to the contest 27 are published in the results pages. Another 50 or so were felt to be of publishable worth. More

Order : Passeriformes
Family : Callaeatidae
Genus : Callaeas
Species : cinereus
Authority : (Gmelin, 1788)