Introduction

View an infographic showing facts and figures about the effects of predators on kiwis.

This infographic shows facts and figures about the effects of predators on kiwis.

Predators effect on kiwi population.

View a larger version of this infographic in Battle for our Birds brochure (PDF, 3,713K).

This infographic shows:

  • 19 out of every 20 kiwi chicks hatched in the wild die before they reach breeding age (their 4th birthday) without predator control
  • kiwi are estimated to disappear in the wild in two human generations if the current population decline continues
  • 2% is the estimated rate of decline per year for the national kiwi population
  • up to 60% of kiwi chicks survive to breeding age (their 4th birthday) in areas that have predator control.
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