Kokako print on card.
Kokako print on card. print display in frame
Kokako print on card. print display in frame on location
Stamp Style print images
Kokako print on card.
Kokako print on card. print display in frame
Kokako print on card. print display in frame on location
Stamp Style print images

Kōkako

$25.00

Print Size: 210mm x 297mm

Material: Card

Kōkako are endangered forest birds which are endemic to New Zealand. There are two sub-species of Kōkako, the North Island Kōkako and the South Island Kōkako. Kōkako declines were undoubtedly caused by forest clearance, and the introduction of predators.

In Māori myth, it was the Kōkako that gave Maui water as he fought the sun. The kōkako filled its wattles with water and brought it to Maui. His thirst quenched, Maui rewarded the kōkako by making its legs long and slender, enabling the bird to bound through the forest with ease in search of food.

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Dimensions 21 x 29.7 cm