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western weka (Gallirallus australis australis)

Westport (on the west coast of the South Island), April 2006

western weka (Gallirallus australis australis)
Chlidonias, 3 Jun 2010
    • Chlidonias
      Westport (on the west coast of the South Island), April 2006
    • Maguari
      Great shot!

      You can see where the 'Galli-' comes from - there's a definite fowl/gamebird resemblance.
    • Chlidonias
      yep weka really do look sort of like scruffy hens. This photo isn't brilliantly-focused but I just liked the pose as it stretches
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    Chlidonias
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