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These birds are hand-reared from eggs taken from the wild, placed in enclosed pens like the one here until they are large enough to be able to defend themselves agains predators, and then released back into the wild. This gives them a much better chance of survival than those left in the nest. Earlier in the day we were lucky enough to see one which had hatched just a few moments before. I waited in the pen for a couple of hours near a shaft of light which this bird ran through about every ten minutes or so. Exposure time was 2 seconds at asa400 and I still had to do a lot of lightening in photoshop to bring out the details. There were other Kiwis seen (vaguely) in other pens but insufficient light, the pictures had no detail at all.