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Stitch Bird

Common Name: Stitch Bird / Hihi
Latin Name: Notiomystis cincta
Category: Endemic
Status: Rare
Characteristics: 19 cm, honey eater.
Distribution: Once widespread throughout New Zealand they disappeared from the mainland once European settlement began. Now they are only found on offshore Islands.
Food: nectar, fruits, insects and grubs.

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