EELS(Tuna) – threatened
The long finned eel is New Zealand’s biggest endemic fish.
They are under threat from commercial fishing,
habitat loss and pollution.
They are HUGE .
The rifleman is generally considered to be New Zealand’s smallest bird (the equally light-weight grey warbler has a longer tail). It is one of only two surviving species within the ancient endemic New Zealand wren family. Riflemen are small forest-dwelling insectivores, and are constantly on the move, producing a characteristic ‘wing-flicking’ while moving through the canopy and foraging up and down tree trunks.We could see them up in the trees.There was a man-made box nest
With the following sign under it!
We could hear chicks in the box!