Sacred kingfisher. Immature. Boulder Bank Nelson, June 2008. Image © Rebecca Bowater FPSNZ by Rebecca Bowater FPSNZ Courtesy of Rebecca Bowaterwww.floraandfauna.co.nz
Southern black-backed gull. Second-year bird in flight. Wellington Harbour, October 2007. Image © Peter Reese by Peter Reese
Tui. Adult in flight (note flax pollen on forehead). Pauatahanui Inlet, December 2012. Image © David Brooks by David Brooks
Northern royal albatross. Dorsal view of adult in flight. Forty-Fours, Chatham Islands, December 2009. Image © Mark Fraser by Mark Fraser
Brown creeper. Adult. Silverstream Dunedin, August 2008. Image © Craig McKenzie by Craig McKenzie Craig McKenzie
European greenfinch. Adult male. Havelock North, October 2008. Image © Dick Porter by Dick Porter
Silvereye. Adult. Wanganui, July 2010. Image © Ormond Torr by Ormond Torr
Adult male on mown lawn. Christchurch, New Zealand, September Image © Neil Fitzgerald by Neil Fitzgerald Neil.
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