A stunning photo of a Tui

I spotted this stunning photo of a Tui on my Facebook news feed today. It is not my photo.

The link for it is here.

Top or tail they are very beautiful birds.

Advertisements

12 thoughts on “A stunning photo of a Tui

  1. Gallivanta

    Gorgeous. I was watching a rerun of Birdland the other night and heard how clever the Tui is at imitating the human voice. I wondered if you might be encouraging your Tui to talk 🙂

    Reply
    1. ordinarygood Post author

      I love Tuis but you can tell that from all my blogging about them:-) I don’t see many crows or ravens here but we do have some birds of that type in New Zealand.

      We do see Magpies which are black and white and a larger bird than a Tui.

      Reply
      1. ordinarygood Post author

        We see fewer magpies here now too. I think there was a suspicion that the Tui had driven them away but it may be that many of the trees they liked to nest in have been cut down or have been felled by the storms of the past wee while.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s