The Kiwi is the national symbol here in New Zealand so of course he had to be included in this collection of New Zealand Bird Appliques.
You can read more about the Kiwi here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kiwi
Find the pattern for the base squares here:
Find the Kiwi Pattern here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kiwi-applique-2
Note: There is a previous free version of the Kiwi Pattern that is slightly larger and has not been tested. You can find this here: http://www.knotyournanascrochet.com/2013/08/kiwi-applique-and-pillow-pattern.html