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Huia
Illustration of two birds on a tree branch
A pair of huia (male in front of female)

Painting by J.G. Keulemans from W.L. Buller's A History of the Birds of New Zealand (1888)

Status iucn3.1 EX.svg
Extinct  (1907) (IUCN 3.1)[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Family: Callaeidae
Species: Heteralocha
Species: H. acutirostris
Binomial name
Heteralocha acutirostris
(Gould, 1837)
Map of the North Island of New Zealand coloured light green with dark green stripes from the central mountains to the sea along the east coast to Wellington, and one red and two yellow dots.
Light green: original range
Dark green stripes: 1840 range
Red: site of 1907 last confirmed sighting
Yellow: sites of later unconfirmed sightings
Synonyms

Neomorpha acutirostris (female)
Neomorpha crassirostris (male)
Heteralocha gouldi

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