Jump to navigation Jump to search “Notornis” redirects here. This article needs additional citations for verification. New Zealand and belonging to the rail family. Both forms were long assumed to be subspecies of mantelli, and were usually placed in the genus Notornis.

The colour of the adult takahē is mainly purple-blue with a greenish back and inner wings. The takahē is the largest living member of the family Rallidae. The adult takahē is mainly purple-blue in colour, with a greenish back and inner wings. It has a red frontal shield and red-based pink bill. Sexes are similar, the females being slightly smaller, but young birds have mainly pale brown plumage. Immatures have a pinkish bill with a bluish cast.

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This is a noisy species with a loud clowp call. The species is still present in the location where it was rediscovered in the Murchison Mountains. The takahē is a sedentary and flightless bird currently found in alpine grasslands habitats. Although it is indigenous to swamps, humans have turned its swampland habitats into farmland, and the takahē was forced to move upland into the grasslands.

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