Regional Pest Management Plan (RPMP) status
- Whole region — Exclusion
- Hauraki Gulf Controlled Area Notice pest
Large black bird 20-30 cm long with violet-blue glossy sheen on feathers.
What you need to know
To help protect our environment:
- You must not breed, distribute, release or sell any rook within the Auckland region.
Open habitats, pasture, plantations, crops, orchards.
Impact on environment
Eats invertebrates and plant material. Damages vegetable and cereal crops, uproots pasture.
If you see a rook anywhere in the Auckland region, please report it to Auckland Council at firstname.lastname@example.org.