Kōrero: Land birds – overview

Pūkeko

Pūkeko

The pūkeko arrived in New Zealand within the last 1,000 years, and still has relatives of the same subspecies in Australia. It is a close relative of the takahē.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 7 June 2004 (NZH-1002248)
Photograph by Greg Bowker

Permission of the New Zealand Herald must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerry-Jayne Wilson, 'Land birds – overview - Flightless land birds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/9891/pukeko (accessed 16 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Kerry-Jayne Wilson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 20 Apr 2015