Kakapo Rescue

Kakapo Rescue

Saving the World's Strangest Parrot

by Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop

Hardback Publication Date: 03/05/2016

 
On remote Codfish Island off the southern coast of New Zealand live the last ninety-one kakapo parrots on earth. These trusting, flightless, and beautiful birds the largest and most unusual parrots on earth have suffered devastating population loss.

Now, on an island refuge with the last of the species, New Zealand s National Kakapo Recovery Team is working to restore the kakapo population. With the help of fourteen humans who share a single hut and a passion for saving these odd ground-dwelling birds, the kakapo are making a comeback in New Zealand.

Follow intrepid animal lovers Sy Montgomery and Nic Bishop on a ten-day excursion to witness the exciting events in the life of the kakapo."
ISBN:
9780606379847
9780606379847
Category:
Wildlife (Children's / Teenage)
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
03-05-2016
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
80
Dimensions (mm):
224x279x13mm
Weight:
0.57kg
Sy Montgomery

Sy Montgomery is a naturalist, documentary scriptwriter, and author of twenty acclaimed books of nonfiction for adults and children, including the National Book Award finalist The Soul of an Octopus and the memoir The Good Good Pig, a New York Times bestseller.

The recipient of numerous honors, including lifetime achievement awards from the Humane Society and the New England Booksellers Association, she lives in New Hampshire with her husband, border collie, and flock of chickens.

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