The All Black who's all white! Rare Kiwi chick a surprise Christmas gift for wildlife centre
The flightless bird's unusual colouring gave keepers at Pukaha Mount Bruce Wildlife Centre, New Zealand, a white Christmas when he hatched in their nursery.
Tui on Pohutukawa - NZ Christmas Tree, on Tiritiri Matangi island
Not a great photo by any means, but at least its seasonalish. I can't get used to being the southern hemisphere for christmas... Tui, photographed on Tiritiri Matangi. Tui - known in English as the "Parson Bird" because of its white ruff. Spotted this on in a Pohutukawa tree on Tiritiri Matangi. They're quite plentiful on the island, and make lots of noise.They're clever birds, can can mimic lots of things - including humans and mobile phones - thank to their two voiceboxes! Some of the…
'Koru' is the Maori word for the new unfurling fern frond. The pattern is used in many Maori and New Zealand art forms and symbolizes new life, regeneration, growth, strength and peace - Aotearoa
Giveaway: Native birds of New Zealand poster | Conservation blog
We have had so many great comments telling us why you want this beautiful poster. The giveaway is now closed and the winning comment (picked at random) is from Anna Margaret. Em Scott also picks up a copy for naming all of the birds. Thanks for commenting. If you’ve been following the Conservation Blog for a while […]