Bream Head Reserve from Manaia

Rangers Report – August 2013

huhana the female kiwiThis is Huhana the female we released in May at Smugglers Bay. We released her with a transmitter on a temporary band so we could see how she settled in. As we have been reporting she has stayed close to the release site and has been hanging out in the scrubby gully behind the rocky beach over from
Smugglers Bay.

She was in good condition a couple of weeks ago when Cathy and Gaelyn caught up with her but has lost a little weight since she arrived. She may be finding Bream Head a bit tougher than Limestone Island where she came from.

Read the August 2013 Rangers Report in full (600kB pdf).