Heteralocha acutirostris
Huia bird Hu"ia bird` [Native name; -- so called from its cry.] (Zo["o]l.) A New Zealand starling ({Heteralocha acutirostris}), remarkable for the great difference in the form and length of the bill in the two sexes, that of the male being sharp and straight, that of the female much longer and strongly curved. [1913 Webster]

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  • Huia — This article is about the extinct bird species. For other uses, see Huia (disambiguation). Huia A pair (male in front of female) Painting by J.G. Keulemans from W.L. Buller s A History of the Birds of New Zealand (1888) …   Wikipedia

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