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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

TUI, MOUNT EDEN, AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND

   We can ID this bird as a Tui by its filamentous white feathers on the nape and sides of neck; white feather tuft on throat; brown upper back and flanks with a bronze sheen; iridescent blue tail and wings and almost-black head.
   The Tui is a new species to our Photographic Life List, which now stands at 719.