Common name: North Island saddleback
Maori name: tieke
Scientific name: Philesturnus carunculatus rufusater
Glossy black with a distinctive orange 'saddle' on its back and fleshy wattles at base of bill. Similar size to a blackbird.
Are poor flyers, mostly bound along branches and the ground like a squirrel.
Have loud, staccato-like calls from which they are named by Maori (tieke - pronounced te-eh-keh)
Were extinct from mainland since 1910.
From the Zealandia Website