The tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) is an endemic passerine bird of New Zealand. It is one of the largest members of the diverse honeyeater family. It is an important pollinator of many native trees.
Tūī - bird unique to New Zealand (Tūī are important pollinators of many native trees and will fly large distances, especially during winter for their favourite foods) everyday sight in my garden during spring/summer. i love Tui.
Photo by Richard Ashurst 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.
The endemic Tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) - New Zealand. Note its white fluff at throat. Tui have two voice boxes and are good mimics. They are much more common in the cities adn gardens now due to conservation efforts.