He manu ngahere te RuruAotearoa. He manu rere ahiahi; ko tāna tangi, he koukou. Ko te āhua o ngā huruhuru, he hāura, he kōtiwhatiwha. He mana kai pūrerehua tēnei. Ko te ingoa pūtaiao ko Ninox novaeseelandiae. Ko te ingoa reo Pākehā ko te Morepork.

Ruru
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Tūāhua rāhui
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Āwangawanga iti
Whakarōpūtanga pūtaiao
Mātāmuatanga: Animalia
Pori: Chordata
Rōpū: Aves
Pūtoi: Strigiformes
Whānau: Strigidae
Puninga: Ninox
Species: N. novaeseelandiae
Ingoa pūtaiao
Ninox novaeseelandiae
(Gmelin, 1788)

Tirohia hokiEdit

TohutoroEdit

  • Robertson, C J R. (Etita), 1985. Reader's Digest Complete Book of New Zealand Birds. Poihākena: Reader's Digest.