Wild birds captured in amazing, award-winning photos.These seven little bee-eaters, indigenous to Sub-Saharan Africa, are a tight-knit group, prooving that birds of a feather stick together. ~by Kit Day/HBW/Rex
The South Island Robin, or Toutouwai. These plucky characters are well known in the South Island of New Zealand and often follow in our footsteps as we hike through the native forest. They actually have the ability to recognise individual humans and will grow pluckier over time as they learn to associate people with food gleaning opportunities! #activeadventures.com
Handsome male paradise shell duck. This is an awesome bird to watch out for, with a loud honking call and beware as they 'll declare their territory if you step on their turf! They're found all over New Zealand and they like pasture land so you'll often see them in grassy fields. #activeadventures.com
Native banded doctral sitting on a nest. You can see how the eggs camouflage very well with the sand - so watch your step when you're strolling along! You can often catch these wading birds nesting on our beaches around the country. #activeadventures.com
New Zealand's South Island kaka. (Nestor meridionalis) Generally heard before they're seen, the kaka are large, forest-dwelling parrots that are found on all three main islands of New Zealand and on several offshore islands.