The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Gallirallus minor Hamilton, 1892

Little weka



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




South Island, New Zealand


Biology & Ecology










Falla, R. A. (1960). Notes on some bones collected by Dr. Watters and Mr. Lindsay at Chatham Islands. Notornis 8(7): 226-227.

Medway, David G. (1971). Sub-fossil avian remains from the Awakino - Mahoenui area. Notornis 18(3): 218-219.

Williams, G. R. (1962). Extinction and the land and freshwater-inhabiting birds of New Zealand. Notornis 10(1): 15-32.


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