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No one's observed in Family Turnagridae [inactive].
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Description from Wikipedia

The piopios or turnagras comprise a genus of two passerine birds endemic to New Zealand, both of which are now considered extinct. Sometimes described as New Zealand thrushes, the piopios had only a coincidental, passing resemblance to the Thrush family. Piopios have been a longstanding taxonomic mystery. They are often said to have more in common with the bowerbird family of Australia, but differ in terms of nest construction, egg marking, and voice. A relationship has...

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