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(Porzana pusilla)
Biodiversity > Birds > Rare visitors and vagrants

Vagrant. Four records. One bird was collected by Ray Shick on 25 August 1972 (Rogers 1973; AM O.44313). One found dead on a northern beach in 1979 (dead bird seen later by G. Fraser in litt.). Three birds resident at the creek at Old Settlement Bridge from November 1990 to January 1991 (Hutton pers. obs.). One bird was seen by Martin Blunt at Old Settlement Creek on 19 June 2003, probably the same bird was seen by Hutton on 13 October 2003 (Hutton pers. obs.; M. Blunt, LHI Museum card).

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