Morepork

$40.00

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The ruru is New Zealand’s only surviving native owl. Their ‘more-pork’ call is well known across the country, at night in both forested and urban park areas. They are however uncommon in the drier, open eastern South Island. Ruru feed mainly on insects, particularly moths, but will also feed on small birds and mammals.

For your Bang’n morepork you have the choice of traditional, koru, or moth inlay.

Your Bang’n morepork is designed and made in New Zealand. Constructed from weathering steel, your morepork will weather naturally, and settle into your landscape over time – forming a beautiful rusty patina.

Dimensions:

  • Head to Tail – 270mm
  • Branch – 320mm
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Description

New Zealand has been a geographically isolated island nation for many millions of years. This isolation, and a lack of native land mammals, lead to the evolution of the unique array of bird species that call New Zealand home. Many of these species have suffered from the introduction of mammalian predators, such as stoats, rats, possums and cats.

Your purchase of a Bang’n bird helps to ensure that the native species of New Zealand stay in the forefront of our minds, in all regions of New Zealand. As you enjoy your Bang’n bird settling into your landscape, spend some time reflecting on what you might be able to do to ensure that our surviving species can flourish as they once did.

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Style

Inlay, Koru, Traditional

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