piopio


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piopio

(ˈpiːɒpiːɒ)
n, pl piopio
(Animals) a New Zealand thrush, Turnagra capensis, thought to be extinct
[Māori, of imitative origin]
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We were too forward in terms of trying to do the right thing," Gareth, from Piopio on New Zealand's North Island, said.
Mr MacRae from Piopio in New Zealand said: "I'm really looking forward to watching the live feeds.
In those three events, 11 species of moa, two adzebills, the giant eagle, two flightless geese, the giant swan, numerous flightless wrens, the native crow, owlet nightjar, giant coot, Dieffenbach's rail, laughing owl, native quail, native thrush, piopio, and many seabird species disappeared from the landscape.