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Birds (Australia & NZ)
Weka (Gallirallus australis)
Photo By Gill Russell, Bay of Islands, New Z
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The Weka is also known as the Woodhen and is a flightless memebr of the rail family indigenous to New Zealand.
These sturdy little birds are about the size of a chicken they eat mainly invertebrates and fruit.
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