Little Spotted Kiwi

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Little Spotted Kiwi
File:Little Spotted Kiwi.png
Foraging at Zealandia EcoSanctuary, Wellington
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Infraclass: Palaeognathae
Clade: Notopalaeognathae
Clade: Novaeratitae
Order: Apterygiformes
Family: Apterygidae
Genus: Apteryx
Species: A. owenii
Binomial name
Apteryx owenii
(Gould, 1847)[2][3]

A. o. owenii
A. o. iredelai North Island little spotted kiwi

The distribution of little spotted kiwi.

Predator-free islands:

  1. Hen Island
  2. Tiritiri Matangi
  3. Red Mercury Island
  4. Motuihe Island
  5. Kapiti Island
  6. Long Island
  7. Anchor Island
  8. Chalky Island


A. Shakespear Open Sanctuary
B. Cape Sanctuary
C. Zealandia

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  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Apteryx owenii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013. {{cite journal}}: Invalid |ref=harv (help)
  2. ^ Davies, S. J. J. F. (2003)
  3. ^ Gould, John (1847). "On a new species of Apteryx". Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London. 15 (1): 93–94. doi:10.1111/j.1469-7998.1847.tb00159.x.
  4. ^ Gill; et al. (2010). "Checklist of the birds of New Zealand, Norfolk and Macquarie Islands, and the Ross Dependency, Antarctica" (PDF) (4th ed.). Te Papa Press. Retrieved 22 May 2016.

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