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Apteryx mantelli - Dilar Pereira


Nombre y apellidos:
Dilar Pereira

País:
Portugal

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Título:
Apteryx mantelli

Especie:
Apteryx mantelli

Descripción:
The North Island brown kiwi (Apteryx mantelli; Apteryx australis or Apteryx bulleri as before 2000, still used in some sources), is a species of kiwi that is widespread in the northern two-thirds of the North Island of New Zealand and, with about 35,000 remaining, is the most common kiwi. This bird holds the world record for laying the largest eggs relative to its body size.
This species has demonstrated a remarkable resilience: it has adapted to live on scrub-like farm land, pine (an introduced tree) plantations, and their native forests, but it still prefers dense, sub-tropical and temperate forest.
These kiwi, like all kiwi, feed on invertebrates. They have 2-3 clutches a year with 2 eggs in each clutch. Chicks are fully feathered at hatching and leave the nest and can fend for themselves within 1 week.

The plumage is streaky red-brown and spiky. The North Island brown kiwi is the only species of kiwi found internationally in zoos. Females normal are biggers than males in high and weigh .
Categoría:
Ilustración naturalista

Técnica:
tinta-da-China s/ scratchboard

Año:
2017

Como autor de la ilustración he dado permiso para que sea cargada en Wikimedia Commons con licencia Creative Commons Reconocimiento Compartir Igual 3.0.