Kōrero: Welch, Elwyn Owen Arnold

Elwyn Welch and a takahe, about 1957

Elwyn Welch and a takahe, about 1957

Known as an expert in raising endangered birds, Elwyn Welch is pictured with a takahe, a species he helped save in an elaborate plan to bring chicks out of the Murchison Mountains.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Photograph by George A. Nikolaison

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

Me pēnei te tohu i te whārangi:

Gareth Winter. 'Welch, Elwyn Owen Arnold', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2000, updated April, 2014. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/mi/biographies/5w18/welch-elwyn-owen-arnold (accessed 28 November 2021)