This booklet tells the interesting luck tale of saving the flightless Woodhen of Lord Howe Island. This certain huge rail, an iconic and hugely endangered Australian poultry, used to be on the very breaking point of extinction with simply 15 participants present in 1980, while daring and dicy activities have been taken to save lots of it.
The e-book starts with the invention and ecology of Lord Howe Island. It then info the heritage of the Woodhen, its position one of the rails and their evolution of flightlessness, the making plans, implementation and trials, tribulations and successes of the captive breeding software and how within which the wild inhabitants recovered. The ecology, habit and breeding biology of this specific flightless island rail also are mentioned. The textual content is followed through a variety of images and drawings.
This is a narrative of survival, but the chicken continues to be hugely endangered because it is lower than consistent probability, that may tip it over the edge and to extinction. The Woodhen offers gripping insights into the potential of either wasting and saving this vertebrate species.