Steve's Photo Site


By 1950, the Nene (pronounced "ne-ne") or Hawaiian Goose was almost extinct. It was down to about 30 birds. It is one of the success stories of the breeding programme at Slimbridge that during the 1960s 200 birds were returned to the wild.

Goose in Grass Nene Chick Nene

Other Birds at Slimbridge

Common Shelduck Greylag Mallard Scaup White Fronted Goose Red-Crested Pochard Goldeneye Female mallard Black Swan Bewick's Swan Mute Swan Cape Teal Andean Goose Greylag Pigeon Tolouse Goose