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08-OCT-2006 Peter Ericsson


Arthur's Pass

One of the very few endemic passerines found in New Zealand. 13 cm. Common endemic. I only saw it in native forest which is scarce except for in parts of Western South Island.
This little bird was so tame I could almost pick it up in my hands. Not sure if it was sick.

Canon EOS 350D ,400mm F5.6
1/250s f/14.0 at 400.0mm iso800 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Nestor11-Mar-2007 22:01
Very nice capture , lovely looking bird , never saw one like this before .
Marco Valk09-Nov-2006 16:06
nice catch
Tom Munson09-Nov-2006 15:55
Nice sharp image Peter, He's pretty little guy. Vote
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