Great Kererū Count begins

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The annual Great Kererū Count is starting again in New Zealand.

The 10 day hunt to designed to see how many Kererū are in New Zealand.

The Great Kererū Count began on Friday. Organisers say it is in its seventh year and are asking locals to help out if possible.
Organisers will use the data to try and understand the population trend, what they are feeding on, and everything we need to do to help them thrive.

In 2019 the project saw around 14,000 kererū counted across New Zealand.

Her colleague Tony Stoddard said one positive to come out of the COVID-19 pandemic is Kiwis have been taking notice of nature.

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