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Synonyms for takahe

flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinules

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Caption: Above: Reverse of the Series 3 $100 note, featuring the endangered Takahe, a bird thought extinct but re-discovered in the late 1940s.
Other species, including the remaining varieties of huia, the kiwi, the flightless rail, the takahe and the kakapo are all on the verge of disappearance.
They are an integral part of the conservation management of the New Zealand takahe (Porphyrio hochstetteri), an endangered flightless rail.
Ossie Fargher, 9 Takahe Street, Taihape, New Zealand, 4720; wellsfargo@xtra.co.nz
2008: Quantifying and managing the loss of genetic variation in a free-ranging population of takahe through the use of pedigrees.
(6) 1/12 of notaries are Aries; Gaea is earth, Notogaea is a zoogeographic region o' earth; ornis is any bird, notornis is a NZ bird, the no longer extinct takahe.
We visit a captive breeding programme for the critically endangered takahe, a 2ft-high bird clinging by its beak to survival.
It is home to around a dozen species of endangered birds including the rare Takahe, as well as the lizards and insects that live in a specially planted three-million native-tree sanctuary.
The takahe, kakapo, mohua and kokako are birds from which country?
Grouse, Tapir, Takahe, Rhinoceros, Bison and Iguanas all jump aboard the big green bus being driven by a friendly penguin.
New Zealand, Takahe, Snorkel 5 and 6, Turbine 07, Bravado 13 and The
Around a dozen species of endangered birds, including the extremely rare takahe, are now thriving.
New Zealand has no native species of land mammal (seals and dolphins are frequently seen in its fjords and along the coastline), however more than one hundred species of birds live in Te Wahipounamu including two of the three species of the flightless kiwis, wekas, rare takahe and the endangered whio (blue duck).
There are a few heartening examples of so-called Lazarus species lost and then found: the Wollemi pine and the mahogany glider in Australia, the Jerdon's courser in India, the takahe in New Zealand, and, maybe, the ivory-billed woodpecker in the United States.
Other victims of this fourth wave of extinction are the takahe, kakapo, blue duck, and the minuscule remnant populations of burrowing seabirds.