Nēnē seeking handouts from humans may
enter into dangerous situations. They will approach
a human in a moving vehicle, or a human in a backyard
with a dog. Both the automobile and the dog can kill
Human food contains fat, which is not a normal part
of the nēnē diet. Too much fat, sweets,
and other food items, can compromise the health of nēnē.
Dense bird populations attracted to food handouts increase
the chance of the nēnē contracting disease
and parasites, which may harm the nene.
Food scraps may attract rodents and other nuisance animals
into the area.
for your assistance.