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New Zealand: Tūī

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Tui Bird on Dead Tree 4108

One of New Zealand’s best-known native birds is the tūī, Prosthermadera novaeseelandiae. I photographed this one on February 8th on the island of Tiritiri Matangi, which has been turned into a wildlife sanctuary and nature preserve.

For more information about the tūī you can check out New Zealand Birds and the similarly named but independent site New Zealand Birds Online.

© 2015 Steven Schwartzman

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Written by Steve Schwartzman

April 18, 2015 at 5:20 AM

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