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South Island Takahe

Porphyrio hochstetteri

ML200903011

IBC1238348

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Pieter de Groot Boersma
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Tiritiri Matangi--general
Rodney District, Auckland, New Zealand
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Latitude and Longitude -36.6007, 174.8901 Map

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A close view of a male feeding on grass. As the North Island Takahe (extinct) has been identified as a separate species (formerly the nominate mantelli), this former subspecies (hochstetteri) is a monotypic species endemic to South Island, New Zealand, called South Island Takahe. Elevation: 53 m. Date added to IBC: June 23, 2016.

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