Swamp Rail in glass-fronted case; RM59
Swamp Rail in glass-fronted caseAbout this object
Bird 25cm tall, brown feathers. Killed by Catherine Flowerday's cat on 11 March 1845 as Kororareka settlers fled to waiting ships during Hone Heke's successful fourth attempt to chop down the flagstaff. Story available at Russell Museum.Collection
Museum CollectionCredit Line
Presented by Mrs E WilkinsonObject Type
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