Pukeko - New Zealand native bird

Pukeko is a name, derived from the Māori language, for the Purple Swamphen - New Zealand native bird

Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica)  Photo taken at Shark Valley, Everglades National Park.  All rights reserved. ©2010 by Alessandro Abate.

Purple Gallinule (Porphyrio martinica) Photo taken at Shark Valley, Everglades National Park. All rights reserved. by Alessandro Abate. Shark Valley is one of my favorite spots in the glades, lots of these beautiful swamp chickens around!

Pukeko paper pieced pattern

A long long time ago, when I first started designing patterns I showed you a sneak peak of a block to come. I was a bit premature in d.

Outdoor art: Vege Garden with Pukeko of Whimsey corrugated iron artwork behind. Available to buy at http://www.sarahcdesign.co.nz/corrugated-iron.html priced at $460

Outdoor art: Vege Garden with Pukeko of Whimsey corrugated iron artwork behind. Available to buy at http://www.sarahcdesign.co.nz/corrugated-iron.html priced at $460

Pukeko Preen

The pukeko is a NZ native swamp hen – they are very boldly coloured – and not exactly smart… they often forage on the edge of busy motorway.

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