Kōrero: Large forest birds

Takahē plumage

Takahē plumage

Takahē feathers are a kaleidoscope of blue, turquoise and green, with contrasting white under-tail plumage.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10047234
Photograph by G. C. Climo

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gerard Hutching, 'Large forest birds - Takahē', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10564/takahe-plumage (accessed 22 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015