New Zealand Native Birds

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Close up of the small insectivorous bird that is the native NZ fantail. World Birds, All Birds, Love Birds, Pretty Birds, All Animals Pictures, New Zealand Art, Nz Art, Most Beautiful Birds, Australian Birds

This cute Pīwakawaka that's been sitting outside our front door and tried to fly into our house - cats were eyeing it up pretty closely...

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The Kakapo Parrot of New Zealand, Strigops habroptilus also called owl parrots… Pretty Birds, Beautiful Birds, Animals Beautiful, Cute Animals, Beautiful Horses, Flightless Parrot, Kakapo Parrot, Exotic Birds, Colorful Birds

Birds Have A Good Sense Of Smell

Sight and hearing are the most important senses for birds -- this is at least the received wisdom. By studying bird DNA, however, researchers have now provided genetic evidence that many bird species have a well-developed sense of smell.

Kaka (Nestor meridionalis) is a large species of parrot of the superfamily Strigopoidea found in native forests of New Zealand. It is endangered and has disappeared from much of its former range. Rare Birds, Exotic Birds, Colorful Birds, Pretty Birds, Beautiful Birds, Animals Beautiful, Bird Identification, Cockatoo, Birds Of Prey


A Kaka seen at Zealandia in Wellington's Karori. It is wonderful to see these endangered birds returning to Wellington city.

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. Birds 2, Wild Birds, Love Birds, Beautiful Birds, Pet Birds, Reptiles, Kiwiana, Bird Pictures, Horse Pictures


Taken at Pukaha Mt. Bruce, New Zealand. kokako info they make the coolest sounds.

Fantail (piwakawaka) in flight. (Rhipiduridae) Fantails use their broad tails to change direction quickly while hunting for insects, which they do in flight. Beautiful Birds, Animals Beautiful, Animals And Pets, Cute Animals, Nz Art, Maori Art, Kiwiana, Wildlife Nature, Colorful Birds

Fantail piwakawaka Photograph at Nga Manu Images

Fantail (piwakawaka) in flight. (Rhipiduridae) Fantails use their broad tails to change direction quickly while hunting for insects, which they do in flight.

Tieke (saddleback), New Zealand Wattlebird family. Saddlebacks will nest in epiphytes, tree fern crowns, or holes in tree trunks Owl Bird, Bird Art, Pet Birds, New Zealand Wildlife, New Zealand Landscape, Kiwiana, Tree Trunks, Birds Eye View, Colorful Birds

Auckland News - Housing, Transport, Rates

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The tiny Fantail of New Zealand. They are such friendly little birds and have no fear of humans but will fly quite close to people and almost flirt before flying off then coming back. Nature Sauvage, New Zealand Houses, Nz Art, Fear Of Flying, Kiwiana, How To Attract Birds, Bird Pictures, Birds Pics, Nature Pictures

How To Attract Birds To Your Backyard

Not all birds that come to your backyard eat seeds. There are those that feed on fruits and insects and will only visit your backyard if you are able to pro

Korimako - bellbird Three Birds, Kiwiana, Bird Artwork, Nature Journal, Military Men, Reptiles And Amphibians, Bird Drawings, Colorful Birds, Bird Species

Korimako - bellbird - Anthornis melanura

Photographed at Zealandia. A passerine bird endemic to New Zealand. It has greenish coloration and is the only living member of the genus Anthornis. The bellbird forms a significant component of the famed New Zealand dawn chorus of bird song that was much noted by early European settlers. It has a bell-like song which is sometimes confused with that of the Tui. The species is common across much of New Zealand and its offshore islands as well as the Auckland Islands. The Māori language name…

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Tiritiri Matangi Island: How to See Rare Birds in Auckland

See rare and endangered birds living on Tiritiri Matangi Island (including Takahe and Stitchbirds), an open bird sanctuary on New Zealand's North Island.

A selection of New Zealand bird song with accompanied by photos of the birds. Sea Birds, Wild Birds, Blessed Friends, Bird Artwork, Nature Journal, Bird Drawings, Colorful Birds, Parrots, Bird Feathers

New Zealand Birds | Birds | Bird Song

A selection of New Zealand bird song with accompanied by photos of the birds.