Takahe, just after their rediscovery in Fiordland - Photograph taken by Dr G B Orbell

Date
22 Nov 1948
By
Orbell, Geoffrey Buckland (Dr), 1908-2007
Ref
EP-Zoology-Birds,Takahe-01
Description

Takahe, just after their rediscovery in Fiordland by Dr G B Orbell. The male is in the foreground and female beyond. The birds are tethered for this photograph which was taken 22 November 1948 by Dr G B Orbell, probably near where the birds were found: a glacial valley at the eastern end of the Murchison Mountains, between the Middle and South Fiords of Lake Te Anau.

Other - Published in the Evening Post on 25 Nov 1948

Arrangement: Print held in Turnbull Library Pictures Evening Post illustrations file at cabinet 17, drawer 3, at Zoology-Birds, Takahe

Quantity: 1 b&w original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Silver gelatin print, 15.7 x 11.7 cm

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Part of
Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Takahe
Format
1 b&w original photographic print(s), Photographs, Silver gelatin print, 15.7 x 11.7 cm, Orientation: Vertical image
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