Kōrero: Large forest birds

Stewart Island weka on beach

Stewart Island weka on beach

Weka sometimes forage on beaches, picking through washed-up seaweed for sandhoppers, snails and other shoreline invertebrates. This is a Stewart Island weka.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10055984

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Gerard Hutching, 'Large forest birds - Weka', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/10557/stewart-island-weka-on-beach (accessed 16 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Gerard Hutching, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015