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Saddleback or Tieke

Philesturnus carunculatus

Description:

Saddleback or Tieke (Philesturnus carunculatus)

Habitat:

Gondwanaland remnant forest.

Notes:

Ulva Island bird sanctuary. This species had declined to only 36 birds. After a very successful rescue program there are now at least 700 Tiekes spread over several off-shore islands.

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lori.tas
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lori.tas

New Zealand

Spotted on Nov 22, 2007
Submitted on Nov 23, 2010

Spotted for Mission

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