Kōrero: Extinctions

Takahē rediscovered

The takahē, a flightless rail, was thought to be extinct in the early 20th century. But in 1948 it as rediscovered in a remote corner of Fiordland. In this clip from a National Film Unit newsreel, ornithologist Robert Falla investigates a takahē nest.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Weekly Review 437. National Film Unit, 1950

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Richard Holdaway, 'Extinctions - New Zealand extinctions since human arrival', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/13661/takahe-rediscovered (accessed 22 October 2021)

He kōrero nā Richard Holdaway, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007