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Huia bird
Huia bird Hu"ia bird` [Native name; -- so called from its cry.] (Zo["o]l.) A New Zealand starling (Heteralocha acutirostris), remarkable for the great difference in the form and length of the bill in the two sexes, that of the male being sharp and straight, that of the female much longer and strongly curved.

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- The highly valued pōhoi was an ornament made from the skin of the ****a: the bird was skinned with the beak, skull and wattles attached and the legs and...
- The saddlebacks or tieke are two species of New Zealand bird of the family Callaeidae. Both are glossy black with a chestnut saddle. Its taxonomic family...
- ****a is an extinct New Zealand bird species. ****a may also refer to: ****a (frog), a frog genus ****a (plant), a genus of extinct plants ****a (place), an...
- The birds of New Zealand evolved into an avifauna that included a large number of endemic species (that is, species found in no other country). As an island...
- and green. They share an emblem with Hastings Boys' High School; the ****a bird. "Directory of Schools - as at 13 September 2018". New Zealand Ministry...
- September 2000. Retrieved on 15 December 2008. "CNN - Cloning of extinct ****a bird approved". CNN website. CNN news. July 20, 1999. Retrieved 2008-12-03...
- A wattle is a fleshy caruncle hanging from various parts of the head or neck in several groups of birds and mammals. A caruncle is defined as 'A small...
- A songbird is a bird belonging to the clade P****eri of the perching birds (P****eriformes). Another name that is sometimes seen as a scientific or vernacular...
- The kōkako make up two species of endangered forest birds which are endemic to New Zealand, the North Island kōkako (Callaeas wilsoni) and the presumably...
- A caruncle is defined as 'a small, fleshy excrescence that is a normal part of an animal's anatomy'. Within this definition, caruncles in birds include...
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