“A Māori carved waka huia (treasure box), and a silver inkwell, dated 1702, which once belonged to Queen Anne, gifted to the Court by the Privy Council in 2004.”
“The North Island kokako is an endemic wattlebird whose close relatives North and South Island saddleback (Philesturnus carunculatus rufusater and P. carunculatus carunculatus) and the huia (Heteralocha acutirostris EX) are now, respectively, limited to predator-free islands or extinct.”
“Onto this was fastened the feathers, the most prized ones being those of the huia and kiwi especially the rare white albino kiwi.”
“Y otras veces por no enojarme ni desconcertarme con él no le respondia nada, sino huia dél ”
“The feather of an extinct New Zealand bird -- the huia -- has been sold at auction for a record NZ $8,400 (about US $6,000).”
“Feathers from the huia bird - last sighted in 1907 - were traditionally used for the adornment of Maori chiefs.”
“Bidding for the huia feather was estimated to reach between $NZ500 ($404) and $NZ700 ($565) when it went under the hammer at Webb's Auction House last week, the Dominion Post said.”
“But her hopes of picking up the prized huia feather for the sort of money such items have fetched in the past on Trade Me were dashed in the atmosphere of the live auction.”
“We have examples in the collection of recent well-known extinctions - the great auk (1844), huia (1907), and the passenger pigeon (1914), and many extinct molluscs and insects that are less well-known.”
“_huia_, which signifies _this is he_, or _this is it_, -- an expression by which they assert the verity of the Christian religion.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘huia’.
birds with singular names from
at least 9 English dictionaries
Maori, weve had a influx since
Does not include "protobirds," which are still dinosaurs (and thus are left on my Dinosaurs list). (They are tagged as such for easier identification, though surely I missed a lot of them.)
Looking for tweets for huia.