New Zealand Falcon (Falco novaeseelandiae; Falconidae), Karearea. NZ Native threatened bird species, New Zealand (NZ).
New Zealand Falcon (Falco novaeseelandiae; Falconidae), Karearea. NZ Native threatened bird species, New Zealand (NZ) stock photo. Quality New Zealand images by well known photographer Rob Suisted, Nature's Pic Images.
After seven days on the road I finally found one of my target birds, the New Zealand owl (Ruru, Morepork). I disturbed this one when walking through the bush. It flew down a gully so I slid down the bank in pursuit of it (not contemplating how I was going to ascend the slippery slope until I got some images under my belt). Initially it's eyes were very sleepy and half shut, but as I advanced towards it the eyes opened wide especially just before it flew away after the branch I was using to…
Strigops habroptila These ancient and endangered birds remain on my mind. I keep picturing one standing on his patch of forest floor, preforming subsonic mating boom. Recently posted on Elsewhere, London moments Strigops habroptila Thank-you