New Zealand Birds (mainly)

New Zealand Pigeon
Hi. My parents went to New Zealand earlier this year and came back with some photographs of excellent New Zealand birds. Mainly from South Island and Stewart Island. I just thought you may want to see some.

Paradise Duck (female top). Endemic
New Zealand Scaup. Endemic
Pacific Black Duck
Little Penguin

Buller's Albatross

White-capped Albatross
Southern Royal Albatross
Little Pied Cormorant
Spotted Shag, juvenile. Endemic
New Zealand King Shag. Endemic
White-faced Heron

Royal Spoonbill

Swamp Harrier

Australasian Swamphen
Pied Stilt
South Island Oystercatcher
Variable Oystercatcher
Masked Lapwing
Red-billed Gull, Adult (above) and juvenile. Endemic
Kelp Gull
White-fronted Tern. Endemic
New Zealand Pigeon. Endemic
Sacred Kingfisher
Red-crowned Parakeet
Tui. Endemic
Australian Magpie

New Zealand Fantail. Endemic

South Island Robin. Endemic

Welcome Swallow
New Zealand Cicada

New Zealand Sea Lions
All photographs copyright Mrs. K. Swalwell. 2017