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.
Underside of Silver Fern ponga. This unique New Zealand fern became an icon on NZ butter, cheese, tobacco and the railcar on the Main Trunk Line between Auckland and Wellington. NZ was once known as Fernland.
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