pātangaroa, ‘ātangaroa

pātangaroa, ‘ātangaroa, n. Long-tailed cuckoo (Eudynamis taitensis). A migrant bird which breeds in New Zealand.

Ko te ‘uru o te pātangaroa tei tāpeka‘ia ki runga i te matau.
The feathers of the long-tailed cuckoo were tied to the hook.

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