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Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis). A very small passerine bird of the southwest Pacific. Fairly common in Australia and New Zealand. The white ring around its eyes are feathers. photo: Pam Russell.
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Tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae)
Tui are one of my favourite New Zealand birds. Their beautiful song, striking colours and feather patterns, and their rumbustious, bullying behaviour and loud noisy flight, all add to their appeal. Tui are an endemic passerine bird of New Zealand. It is one of the largest members of the diverse honeyeater family. The name Tui is from the Maori language name tūī and is the species' formal common name. The plural is simply 'Tui', following Māori usage. The English name, Parson Bird, has fallen…
Tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) in a Kowhai Tree. The tui is an endemic passerine bird of New Zealand. It is one of the largest members of the diverse honeyeater family. The name tui is from the Maori language name tūī and is the species' formal common name.
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The Takahē (Porphyrio mantelli hochstetteri) is a flightless New Zealand bird from the rail family that was thought to be extinct in 1898. It was rediscovered in 1948 by Geoffrey Orbell near Lake Te Anau. Today, only 225 survive on predator free island reserves. This photo was taken on Tiritiri Matangi Island.