• wordless whistling wednesday- Wild birds of NZ

    by  • February 2, 2011 • Take a NZ vacation, Winter, wordless

    New Zealand Week

    Sunday- Rarangi Beach
    Monday-Blenheim Wineries and Gardens
    Tuesday-Totaranui and Abel Tasman Nat’l Park
    Wednesday-Birds of Abel Tasman
    Thursday- Nelson, New Zealand
    Friday- Picton and the Marlborough Sounds
    Saturday-The Plants of New Zealand

    Bellbird

    Tui

    Wood Pigeon

    Weka

    Pukeko

    Non native stoats, a weasel-type animal, rats, weasels, possums, cats and hedgehogs prey on New Zealand’s ground living, relatively fearless birds. The only native mammals of NZ are two, long and short tailed bats.      Now, for some fun….NZ ads for energy company uses Pukekos in their ads:

    Identifying NZ Forest Birds

    Tommorrow– Thursday- Nelson, New Zealand

    

    About

    Sue Langley, a passionate gardener and photographer lives and gardens with her husband and Corgi, Maggie on 7 acres just south of Yosemite, Zone 7 at 3000 feet. She also manages the Flea Market Gardening Facebook page and website.