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Takahe (Porphyrio mantelli)

Takahe (Porphyrio mantelli)

Takahe (Porphyrio mantelli)


Class: Aves
Family: Rallidae
Common Name: Takahe
Genus: Porphyrio
Species Name: mantelli

About The Takahe

Porphyrio mantelli was a flightless endemic to North Island, New Zealand, from where it is known from subfossils from a number of archeological sites (Williams 1960) and from one possible late 19th century record (Phillipps 1959).



Rights Holder: International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources
Bibliographic Citation: BirdLife International 2012. Porphyrio mantelli. In: IUCN 2014 . IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1 . <www.iucnredlist.org>

Trips Where Observed

New Zealand

Member Lifelists

Australasia
World

Sites Where Observed

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