Scientific Name: Mohoua albicilla
Population Estimate: Unknown but Least Concern status
Range / Habitat: The range of this species has always been restricted to the North Island of New Zealand, as well as several offshore islands surrounding it.
Field Notes: The Male Whitehead's upperparts, wings and tail are a pale brown in colour, while the head and underparts are white -in the case of the former an almost pure white in colour. Females and juveniles have similar colouration except that the nape and crown (top of the head) are shaded brown. The black beak and eyes contrast with the white head and the feet are bluish black in colouration.