The weka, a flightless native rail, eats a wide range of plant and animal foods. Frogs are vulnerable, but tiny Archey’s and Hochstetter’s frogs have been observed deterring weka by squeaking and posturing.
Using this item
Department of Conservation
Photograph by Ross Henderson
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.