Pukeko-the indomitable swamphen

Popularly regarded as brainless kamikazes lacking all road sense, pukeko are confounding scientists with their complex, flexible social lives. And, while other native birds struggle to survive environmental changes, pukeko seem to take everything in their strutting stride. In just about every culture, cerĀ­tain plants and animals are held in high esteem for religious or … Continue reading Pukeko-the indomitable swamphen