The weka is a flightless bird species of the Rail family. It is endemic to New Zealand, where four subspecies are recognized. Weka are sturdy brown birds, about the size of a chicken. As omnivores, they feed mainly on invertebrates and fruit.
Northern Bobwhite On Canadas endangered species list. I just saw one for the time in my suburban backyard. the farm fields nearby are being paved a new housing development is being constructed. It must have been flushed out of its habitat.