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Kakariki


Kakariki
: David McGill (Canish) Silver Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 29 W: 0 N: 33] (162)
: Animals
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: 2015-09-04
: Birds
Exposure: f/6.4, 1/340
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: 2016-06-21 1:01
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Kakariki
Genus Cyanoramphus.
Family Psittacidae.
Species Cyanoramphus Novaezlandiae.
Common Name Red Crowned Parakeet
Moari Name Kakariki


These small parakeets live maily on outlying predator free islands mostly they nest in holes in trees or crevices the lay 3 t 8 whiteish eggs both parents share the rearing until the chicks leave the nestwhere they live on the ground Feed on seeds fruits berries and insects which they often forage on the ground which this one was doing on Mana Island.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5763 W: 89 N: 14872] (62312)
  • [2016-06-21 2:17]

Hi David,some problem in the resizing process,but the quality of the pic is very very good,an excellent capture of this beautiful parakeet in a curious position,bright colors and fine details too.Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano

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