North Island Brown Kiwi
North Island Brown Kiwi

Order Apterygiformes

Family Apterygidae

Genus Apteryx

Class Aves

Scientific Name

Apteryx mantelli

Thumbnail Description

It is also found internationally in zoos.

Size & Weight

WEIGHT: (males) 2.2 kg (4.9 lb) (females) 2.8 kg (6.2 lb)

HEIGHT: 40 cm (16 in)

Habitat

Dense, sub-tropical, temperate forest

Range

New Zealand (Little Barrier Island, Kapiti Island, North Island, Ponui Island, Kawau Island, Aroha Island, Eastern North Island)

Diet

Invertebrates

Number of Eggs

2 – 3 eggs

Eggs Size

Unknown

Mating Season

Unknown

Incubation Period

Unknown

Nest

Unknown

Fledging Period

Unknown

Gestation Period

Unknown

Weaning Period

Unknown

Sexual Maturity

Unknown

Population

25,000 – 35,000

Lifespan

Unknown

Speed

Unknown

Baby Name

Unknown

Home Range

38,400 km2 (14,800 sq mi)

Group Size

Unknown

Predators

Dogs, cats, stoats

Conservation Status

Endangered