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Individual study: A portable, low-cost fabric pen for temporarily confining flightless birds in New Zealand

Published source details

Merton D. (2005) A portable, low-cost fabric pen for temporarily confining flightless birds in New Zealand. Conservation Evidence, 2, 53-54

Summary

A portable low-cost fabric pen makes it possible to 'gently release' hand-reared kakapo Stigops habroptilus, to confine kakapo undergoing veterinary treatment, to give supplementary food, and to settle translocated individuals into predetermined locations.