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Topic: Birds

Is part of topic Natural Environment at Te Papa

Birds are an important part of New Zealand's nationhood. We are the only nation where the people are colloquially known by a bird name - 'Kiwi'.

Birds have also been a prominent part of Te Papa's history, with two famous ornithologists - Dr W.R.B. Oliver and Sir Robert Falla - having served as Directors of the Dominion Museum.

 

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