Recent Releases

2hawks-april-16NZ Harrier Hawk – Released April 2016

These two beautiful Harrier Hawks came to ARRC with damaged wings, both from being hit accidentally by vehicles.
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woodpigeon-april-16NZ Wood Pigeon – Released April 2016

This cheeky wood pigeon was found as a baby on the ground with no feathers or parents and was brought into ARRC. He was so young that it took a few days for his green feathers to start to show and we realised he was a baby Kereru.
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morepork-april-16NZ Morepork – Released April 2016

This striking Morepork was found with a suspected head injury after flying into a window of a house. Head injuries often leave birds feeling a little confused, unable to fly and therefore feed or protect themselves.
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Shag-april-16NZ Pied Shag – Released April 2016

This beautiful Pied Shag came to ARRC with a large puncture wound in his chest and underweight. He was a juvenile, meaning he was only half grown and was struggling to keep himself fed with such an injury as well as a high risk of infection.
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