About this object
A photograph of a kōtare or New Zealand kingfisher (Halcyon sancta) thought to have been taken at Tutira Station in the early nineteenth century. The adult bird holds a lizard in its beak.
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: 51 x 78mm
Height x Width: 177 x 235mm
Kingfisher feeding young with lizard, Inscription, Handwritten
Collection of Hawke's Bay Museums Trust, Ruawharo Tā-ū-rangi, 17134
gifted by Ashley Cunningham
m91/16, 17134, Album 38b, 85586