Australian swamphen

A female specimen from the Timaru area of Canterbury in the South Island.

Object Summary

Accession Loan No.
Natural History
Collection Class
Collection Area Region
Australia and New Zealand
Collector Excavator
Hollis, Mr Edwin
Common Name
Australian swamphen
Simple Name
bird: skin
Period Classification
Edwardian (1901-1914)

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RALLIDAE: Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus Temminck: Australian swamphen