About this object
A photograph of two adult mātātā or fernbirds (Bowdleria punctata) thought to have been taken at Tutira Station in the early twentieth century. Their nest appears to be located in a clump of toetoe.
The photograph is mounted in an album titled: Photographs of birds on Tutira Station.
Photographer, Herbert Guthrie-Smith.
Herbert Guthrie-Smith; 13 Mar 1862; 04 Jul 1940
Black and white photograph mounted with photo corners in an album.
Height x Width: 153 x 110mm
Height x Width: 177 x 235mm
Fernbird, Inscription, Handwritten
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 17126
gifted by Ashley Cunningham
m91/16, 17126, Album 38b, 85577