Close-up of an adult feeding next to its nest.

Close-up of an adult feeding next to its nest.
Species: South Island Takahe   Porphyrio hochstetteri
Author: Nick Talbot
Monday, November 19, 2012
Added to IBC: 23 Feb 2013 - 10:43
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Altitude (m): 
53 meters


I was told this bird's name was 'Cheesecake'.


Nick Talbot, IBC1020435. Accessible at

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Nick Talbot, IBC1020435. Photo of South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri at Tiritiri Matangi Island, New Zealand. Accessible at

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