South Island kakā

Image: Sabine Bernert | ©

Introduction

Monitoring shows that at-risk native species are protected by predator control programmes.

Highlights

DOC scientists monitor native birds, bats and other species to measure the effects and benefits of predator control. Our researchers have tracked and studied the species below to see how they survived and bred after predator control and compared this to areas where there was no predator control. 

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