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A Australasian harrier (Kahu) (Circus approximans) specimen mounted with a shining cuckoo under its claws. It is positioned with wings and bill open perched on a branch.
Accession No
A96.824

Name/Title
Tui
A Tui (Prosthermadera novaeseelandiae) with spread wings mounted on a branch. The general colour is metallic green with blue/purple highlights on the shoulders, upper tail coverts and lower breast.
Accession No
A70.779

A New Zealand Kingfisher mounted on a circular wooden base. On the reverse of the mount is a drilled circle for hanging the Kingfisher flat against a surface. It is standing on a protruding branch. The Kingfisher has a dappled white breast, green/blue head and wings, and black markings near the eyes and at the tips of the wings. It is perched on the branch with its head forwards, beak slightly open and wings closed.
Accession No
PA2004.216

Name/Title
A mounted Hawk. Hawk is perched as if landed on a "V" forked branch that is attached to a circular wooden base. Its wings are open and beak slightly ajar. Brown plume with cream feathers at the top of the tail and nape. The underside of the wing feathers are also cream. The Hawk's legs and top of its beak are painted yellow.
Accession No
PA2004.214

Name/Title
A suspended Hawk. Beak closed and wings raised and open as if in flight. Feathers are predominantly brown with white across the nape, underneath wing feathers, and on tail feathers. Legs and upper beak have been painted yellow.
Accession No
PA2004.215

Name/Title
A female North Island Brown Kiwi ( Apteryx australis mantelli )which is mounted on a piece of wood in a standing position with its head slightly turned. The kiwi is stored in a heavy duty grey travelling case, which is labelled with ' FRAGILE ' stickers.
Accession No
A92.969

Name/Title
King penguin (Aptenodytes patagonicus). Large upright bird. Head and throat greenish black. Patch of bright yellow on sides of neck extends down to join yellow patch on chest. Dorsal surface bluish grey mottled with white and black. Bill black. Lower mandible orangey red at its base. Flippers spread.
Accession No
A64.978

Name/Title
A mounted pūkeko specimen. The specimen has been mounted on a black wooden base in a walking pose.
Accession No
TM2003.143

A mounted yellow eyed penguin / hoiho standing erect on a black wooden Puke Ariki exhibition mount.
Accession No
TM2003.142

Name/Title
Female Huia (Heteralocha acutirostris). Long slender curved bill. Wattle painted orange.
Accession No
A97.601

Skull and mandible of a Cape Pigeon? (Daption capensis). A white skull in two halfs. The beak has black markings at the tip and down the sides.
Accession No
A78.566

Name/Title
Skull of a female kiwi (Apteryx australis). Labelled F48.76 on top of skull.
Accession No
A78.564

Several fragments of a moa egg shell.
Accession No
A78.569

Name/Title
Skull and mandible of a Wrybill (Anarhynchus frontalis).
Accession No
A78.568

Name/Title
Skull and mandible of a kiwi (Apteryx australis). The skull in in two parts with the lower mandible separat from the lower part. The beak is long and thin.
Accession No
A78.567

White Breasted Kingfisher (Halcyon smyrnensis). Plumage is predominantly a chestnut brown. Back, tail and wings are a bright blue. Throat and breast are white. Bill and legs painted red. Mounted with wings partially elevated.
Accession No
A64.918

Name/Title
Wooden case with glass back and sides. Contains nine birds from Eastern Australia. As follows:
1. Male Regent Bower bird (Sericulus chrysocephalus)
2. Crimson Rosella (Platycerus elegans)
3. Male King Parrot (Alisterus scapularis)
4. Rainbow Lorikeet (Trichoglossus)
5. Scaly Breasted Lorikeet (Triglossus cholorolepides)
6. Female Regent Bower bird (Sericulus chrysocephalus)
7. Female Satin bird Bower bird (Ptilonorhynchus violaceus)
8. Green Catbird (Ailuroedus crassirostris)
9. Eastern Whipbird (Psophodes olivaceus)
Accession No
A64.922

Name/Title
Asiatic Whimbrel (Numenius phaeopus variegatus). Dark brown crown with a median white streak. Neck brown streaked with white. Upper surface brown; the feathers of the wing coverts are outlined in white. The tail is widely barred with white. Throat white. Foreneck and breast white streaked with brown. Abdomen white. Long bill curves downwards.
Accession No
A64.919

Name/Title
Female Grey Partridge (Perdix perdix). Upper surface ground colour grey with white around the shafts and bars of dark brown; broader bars on the corvets. Orangy brown face, throat and superciliary streak. Chest grey with fine black bars. Abdomen white with chestnut patches. Leg has metal tag inscribed with "Send - Wildlife Wellington 15-09999".
Accession No
A64.915

Name/Title
paradisaea apoda Lesser bird of Paradise mounted in a wooden case with glass front and sides. Upper surface of bird is chestnut brown. Lories and foreneck metallic green. Under surface dark brown. Long white expandable flank plumes (approx 400mm long). Two elongated tail.
Accession No
A64.924

Name/Title
New Zealand Falcon (Falco novaeseelandiae). Upper surface blackish brown; the tail has fine white bars. Fore neck white; the remainder of the undersurface is streaked brown with spots of orangey white. Thighs rufous brown.
Accession No
A64.941

Name/Title
Greenfinch (Garduelis chloris chloris). Upper surface olive green with brown tinge. Wings and tail brown with bright yellow on outer edge. Under surface yellowish green. In fairly good condition. Mounted directly onto a square piece of dark coloured wood,
Accession No
A64.947

Name/Title
Male Chaffinch (Fringilla coelebs gengleri). Forehead black. Top of head and hind neck slatey blue. Upper back chestnut. Rump olive green. Tail and wings dark brown with white. Breast chestnut. Abdomen pale pink and white. One eye missing. Otherwise in fairly good condition. Mounted on a piece of white foam.
Accession No
A64.943

Name/Title
Male black swan (Cygnus atratus). Brownish black colouration. The upper surface is paler than the under surface. Feathers are black tipped with greyish brown. Bill painted scarlet with white band near tip. Mounted in a standing position .
Accession No
A64.934

Nestling - fluffy. Crown, median area of upper surface and patches on wing and side are brown. Remainder of bird white. Bill black with white tip. Mounted on a small piece of varnished wood (coloured brown).
Accession No
A64.949
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