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)

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

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.

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!

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/

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