Monitoring shows that continuous stoat trapping and occasional use of biodegradable 1080 poison has boosted the population of endangered mohua in the Landsborough Valley in South Westland.
Elsewhere this unique little bird is completely defenceless against rats and stoats. Rebecca Wilson explains:
Pesticide summaries list where pesticides such as 1080 have been laid
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