The takahē is a very cool bird. Of only 418 in the world two live on Kāpiti Island. They’re big (about 3 Kg) and were thought extinct for 50 years.

the largest living rail in the world.

The population stood at 263 at the beginning of 2013. … In 2019, it increased to 418.

Large blue bird with red beak hiding in grass. A pair of takahē at a feeding station. One takahē at a feeding station. Further information about takahē.

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