Every year, Forest and Bird run a Poll to determine which native or endemic bird is "bird of the year". Last year the kiwi headed the vote, but who will it be this year?
At the present, these two feathered foes are neck to neck:
So Have your say! - VOTE - http://www.forestandbird.org.nz/poll
And if you're curious, I voted WEKA, because these quirky, curious, indomitable rails have the most character and personality of many of our avian friends. The only one that competes is the Kea, and well, Weka need more love!