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Tui


Tui
Photo Information
Copyright: David McGill (Canish) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 29 W: 0 N: 33] (162)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2009-11-19
Categories: Birds
Camera: Canon 450D
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/200 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-12-28 4:41
Viewed: 4305
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Tui. Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae.
These birds are a bit bigger than a Blackbird.
They have a white tuft under throat.
Live throughout New Zealand up to about 900 meters.
have 2 broods a year of 3 or 4 eggs on which only the female will incubate.
The orange on the head and beak of this bird is pollen from the flax bush that it has been getting nectar from.


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  • Nilson Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 488 W: 0 N: 566] (4423)
  • [2009-12-28 12:40]

Hello David
Wonderful shot with an excellent details and light. The composition is amazing with good colors and others elements. It's very curious the orange on the head and beak.
Well done and happy 2010
Nilson

Hello, David,
Fine capture! I like your shot of this coloured bird!
Some problem with sharpness, but I can understand this situation. TFS!
Serghei

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