Tui, Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae, 30 cm. / 11.81 in. COMMON and ENDEMIC honeyeater and one of the largest. Native forest and scrub, farmland with remnant native forest patches, parks and gardens. During a rain shower. Two white feathered patches at the throat called "poi" are raised more than shown here during song and agitation.
Waiatarua Reserve, Meadowbank, Auckland Region, New Zealand.