The Kea (Nestor Notabilis) is a large species of parrot of the superfamily Strigopoidea found in forested and alpine regions of the South Island of New Zealand.
Korimako (Bellbird), Tiritiri Matangi Island
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Kōkako is an endangered forest bird which is endemic to New Zealand. It is slate-grey with wattles & a black mask. It is one of three species of New Zealand Wattlebird, the other two being the near threatened Tieke (saddleback) & the extinct Huia. Also known as "NZ Crow " BUT it is not a crow at all.
This little guy walks tall and proud. I love the combination of bright red on his beak and legs against the vibrant blue of his feathers. I have tried to keep the inked line work simple to allow as much blue as possible to show through.