Notornis mantelli


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Related to Notornis mantelli: takahe
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Noun1.Notornis mantelli - flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinulesNotornis mantelli - flightless New Zealand birds similar to gallinules
rail - any of numerous widely distributed small wading birds of the family Rallidae having short wings and very long toes for running on soft mud
genus Notornis - a genus of Rallidae
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The takahe (Notornis mantelli) of the South Island of New Zealand was considered to be extinct in the early twentieth century but was rediscovered in 1948.