Object: Huia, Heteralocha acutirostris
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|Scientific name||Heteralocha acutirostris|
|Identified by||Buller, Walter Lawry|
|Common / Maori name||Huia, Family: Wattlebirds|
|Country collected||New Zealand|
|Region collected||North Island, Wellington|
|Date collected||11 Oct 1877|
Huia egg collected by Mikaera, Wainuiomata, 11 October 1877 and donated by Sir Walter Buller. Although badly damaged, this is the only huia eggknown to exist.
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