Fiordland National Park

National Park
Record Public

Description

This area is located in the southwest of the South Island of New Zealand and covers a vast and remote wilderness area. It is New Zealand largest national park.
In the area there are the following habitats: mountains, valleys with steep slopes, fiords, lakes, streams, grasslands, subalpine scrublands, and beech forests.

Ornithological importance

In this area occurs the Takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri), which was thought extinct until the rediscovery in the Murchison Mountains in 1948. Highlight also for the occurrence of Kea (Nestor notabilis), Yellow-crowned Parakeet (Cyanoramphus auriceps), Kaka (Nestor meridionalis), South Island Wren (Xenicus gilviventris), New Zealand Robin (Petroica australis), Tomtit (Petroica macrocephala), and Blue Duck (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos).

Geographic information

-45.416667°, 167.716667°

Habitats

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Threats

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Land uses

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Conservation status

  • National Park
    • Fiordland National Park
      Yes
      100.00
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