Weka, North Island

A North Island Weka mounted on a tree ring in a standing position with wings closed and its head and neck stooped and looking to the right.
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They are flightless that have a famous feisty and curious nature. There curiosity made them easy prey as they did not shy away from strangers. The North Island sub-species is now only found on the mainland in hills between Matawai and Opotiki. There have been small populations established around the North Island and offshore Islands.
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