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Buff weka, Gallirallus australis hectori, AV11520

Physical Description

Buff weka chick mounted in a standing position.

Field Collection

"The Buff Weka are from the breeding programme where the birds started breeding on Te Peka Karara and then were translocated to Mou Waho (Lake Wanaka) and Wawahi-Waka and Matau (Lake Wakatipu)." Kerie Uren DOC correspondence to Emma Burns 27/2/2013

These birds where in the freezer when Kerie began at DoC.


Taxidermist: Peter Wells


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 100 x 65 x 130mm

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