Tui bird, New Zealand.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.
Tree fuchsia (Fuchsia excorticata) flowers are a much sought-after food source for a number of native bird species, in particular Bellbirds, Tui and Silver-eyes. The Tui is a protected bird in NZ AndreaEL Photography NZ