One of ten little spotted kiwi is released on Motuihe Island, a conservation pest-free island close to Auckland, on March 21, 2009 in Auckland, New Zealand. Eventually up to 40 endangered kiwi birds will be relocated to the island. (Photo by Hannah Johnston/Getty Images)

A close-up study of a young Kiwi bird. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images). Circa 1910

New Zealanders dressed as their national bird, the kiwi, belatedly celebrate Waitangi Day on February 7, 2009 in London, England. Waitangi Day falls on February 6, a public holiday in New Zealand, and marks the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi in 1840 making New Zealand part of the British Empire. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)
03 Apr 2011 15:13:00