New Zealand kingfisher - Halycon sancta or Kotare. ; 97/55/3

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Te Manawa

Name/Title

New Zealand kingfisher - Halycon sancta or Kotare.

About this object

Mounted specimen of a New Zealand kingfisher - Halycon sancta or Kotare. Mounted at a normal angle with the head looking straight ahead and the wings closed.

Subject and Association Description

One of a group of bird specimens, huia, tui, kingfisher and morepork.The kingfisher is found throughout New Zealand but in greater numbers in the North Island. It lives in both forest and open country and feeds on insects, worms, small fish, mice and lizards, also crustaceans and shellfish (Falla et al.)

Named Collection

Collection of Te Manawa Museums Trust

Credit Line

Donated by Mr W H Dawbin

Object Type

Halcyon sancta/Taxonomy

Object number

97/55/3

Copyright Licence  

All rights reserved

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Kotare

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