Whio (Blue Duck) & Habitat Double Sided Wooden Puzzle (2 puzzles in 1)
Whio are endemic to New Zealand so are found nowhere else in the world. Their name depicts the call of the male bird. Whio have unique features such as streamlined head and large webbed feet to enable them to feed in fast moving water. The upper bill has a thick semicircular, fleshy 'lip' that overlaps the lower bill allowing them to remove insect larvae off the rocks. The Whio is a river specialist which inhabits clean, fast flowing streams. They are an indicator of healthy rivers and streams. Whio are well camouflaged to evade predators.