Object: New Zealand Little Bittern, Ixobrychus novaezelandiae; holotype
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|Scientific name||Ixobrychus novaezelandiae|
|Identified by||Purdie, Alexander|
|Common / Maori name||New Zealand Little Bittern, Kaoriki|
|Country collected||New Zealand|
|Region collected||South Island|
|Precise locality||Head of Lake Wakatipu|
|Collected by||Worthington, John|
Holotype of New Zealand little bittern (Ixobrychus novaezelandiae), collectedat Lake Wakatipu sometime before 1871, and purchased from Otago Museum in 1907.
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