Western weka (1483/2613)

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Signs clearly advising that people should not feed the inquisitive weka are not enough to stop some birds getting a handout. Easy meals like this do nothing good for these birds.

Scientific name
Gallirallus australis australis
Common names
western weka, woodhen, woodrail
Westport, New Zealand
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