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Elwyn Welch, ornithologist and conservationist with New Zealand kereru.

Elwyn Welch, ornithologist and conservationist with New Zealand kereru.

Takahē - Wikipedia, The Takahē, Notornis, or South Island Takahē  is a flightless bird indigenous to New Zealand and belonging to the rail family. It was thought to be extinct after the last four known specimens were taken in 1898. However, after a carefully planned search effort the bird was rediscovered by Geoffrey Orbell near Lake Te Anau in the Murchison Mountains, South Island, on 20 November 1948.

Takahē - Wikipedia, The Takahē, Notornis, or South Island Takahē is a flightless bird indigenous to New Zealand and belonging to the rail family. It was thought to be extinct after the last four known specimens were taken in 1898. However, after a carefully planned search effort the bird was rediscovered by Geoffrey Orbell near Lake Te Anau in the Murchison Mountains, South Island, on 20 November 1948.

Elwyn Welch with takahe at Mount Bruce, New Zealand.

Elwyn Welch with takahe at Mount Bruce, New Zealand.

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Takahe chick, New Zealand.

Takahe chick, New Zealand.

Murchison mountains, New Zealand.

Murchison mountains, New Zealand.

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