Tui or Parson Bird Prosthemadera Novae Zealandiae. From: 'A history of the birds of New Zealand' by Walter Lawry Buller
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Kākā (Nestor meridionalis), ‘Perroquet Nestor de la Nouvelle Zélande’, from Compléments de Buffon, Races humaines et mammifères. Vol. 2, Deuxième Edition

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1838 and 1840

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Paris: Pourrat Frères

Abstract

Lesson also had specimens on hand of the kākā (Nestor meridionalis), a large species of parrot of the family Strigopidae. In his book, the correct habitat of New Zealand is given (p. 627).

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René Primevère Lesson, “Kākā (Nestor meridionalis), ‘Perroquet Nestor de la Nouvelle Zélande’, from Compléments de Buffon, Races humaines et mammifères. Vol. 2, Deuxième Edition,” ourheritage.ac.nz | OUR Heritage, accessed November 20, 2017, http://otago.ourheritage.ac.nz/items/show/10613.

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