Pūkeko are found on New Zealand's main islands and in the Chatham and Kermadec Islands. The same subspecies, Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus, of the Purple Swamphen is also found in mainland Australia, eastern Indonesia, the Mollucas, Aru and Kai Islands, as well as in Papua New Guinea.

Pūkeko are found on New Zealand's main islands and in the Chatham and Kermadec Islands. The same subspecies, Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus, of the Purple Swamphen is also found in mainland Australia, eastern Indonesia, the Mollucas, Aru and Kai Islands, as well as in Papua New Guinea.

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Vintage 100% nz wool cushion with pukeko motif

I love these birds as they remind me of myself. A pukeko would be my Patronus.

Wildlife at Halswell Quarry Park

I love these birds as they remind me of myself. A pukeko would be my Patronus.

Pukeko in the Grass by NZ artist, Carl Skelton. Available as paper or canvas art-prints from www.imagevault.co.nz

Pukeko in the Grass by NZ artist, Carl Skelton. Available as paper or canvas art-prints from www.imagevault.co.nz

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