Falconers reference - New Zealand  www.thefalconers.wordpress.com  The Huia Birds of New Zealand are now Extinct

Falconers reference - New Zealand www.thefalconers.wordpress.com The Huia Birds of New Zealand are now Extinct

Kakapo or Owl Parrot by JG NZ Keulemans (from Walter Buller's 'A History of The Birds of New Zealand' - 1870's)

Kakapo or Owl Parrot by JG NZ Keulemans (from Walter Buller's 'A History of The Birds of New Zealand' - 1870's)

rhamphotheca:    slang-king: Huia    Painting by J.G. Keulemans from W.L. Buller’s A History of the Birds of New Zealand (1888)    * An extinct species of wattlebird from New Zealand. The last individual was sighted in 1922. Deforestation and over-hunting are thought to have lead to its extinction.

rhamphotheca: slang-king: Huia Painting by J.G. Keulemans from W.L. Buller’s A History of the Birds of New Zealand (1888) * An extinct species of wattlebird from New Zealand. The last individual was sighted in 1922. Deforestation and over-hunting are thought to have lead to its extinction.

Walter Buller, A History of the Native Birds of New Zealand  http://blog.doc.govt.nz/2013/10/21/giveaway-bullers-birds-poster/

Walter Buller, A History of the Native Birds of New Zealand http://blog.doc.govt.nz/2013/10/21/giveaway-bullers-birds-poster/

NZ Stitch Bird by JG Keulemans (from Walter Buller's 'A History of The Birds of New Zealand' - 1870's)

NZ Stitch Bird by JG Keulemans (from Walter Buller's 'A History of The Birds of New Zealand' - 1870's)

NZ Harrier (adult & young) by JG Keulemans (from Walter Buller's 'A History of The Birds of New Zealand' - 1870's)

NZ Harrier (adult & young) by JG Keulemans (from Walter Buller's 'A History of The Birds of New Zealand' - 1870's)

MOREPORK, BOOBBOOK, RURU, SPOTTED OWL - Athene maculata (Now: Nino novaeseelandiae) Also known as New Zealand Boobook Owl -  painted and lithographed by John & Elizabeth Gould from Birds of Australia, London 1840-48. This bird has more names than feathers!

MOREPORK, BOOBBOOK, RURU, SPOTTED OWL - Athene maculata (Now: Nino novaeseelandiae) Also known as New Zealand Boobook Owl - painted and lithographed by John & Elizabeth Gould from Birds of Australia, London 1840-48. This bird has more names than feathers!

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