Huia Painting by J. Keulemans from W. Buller’s A History of the Birds of New Zealand * An extinct species of wattlebird from New Zealand. The last individual was sighted in Deforestation and over-hunting are thought to have lead to its extinction.
The tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) is an endemic passerine bird of New Zealand. It is one of the largest members of the diverse honeyeater family. It is an important pollinator of many native trees.