Pukeko and Takahe called Tawa, Te Anau, New Zealand

Pukeko and Takahe called Tawa, Te Anau, New Zealand

Description: Pukeko (on the left) and takahe chick named Tawa in Te Anau Wildlife Park. The picture was taken in January 2012. Tawa is supposed to be released to it natural environment once it will be strong enough to defend itself against introduced predators - especially stoats.

[display photography on the map]

Keywords: New Zealand, Southland, Takahe, Te Anau, birds, fauna, Porphyrio mantelli, Porphyrio hochstetteri, conservation, restoration, Fiordland, Te Anau Wildlife Park, Te Anau Wildlife Centre, Pukeko, Porphyrio porphyrio, Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus, Purple Swamphen, New Zealand Swamphen

Exif: Exposure: 1/500, Aperture: 11.0, ISO: 400

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