Common name: hihi or stitchbird
Maori name: hihi (lit. ray of sunshine)
Scientific name: Notiomystis cincta
Hihi are endemic and threatened. They became extinct on mainland New Zealand in the 1880s and remained so until 2005.
Sparrow-sized with white wing bars. Females are drab olive. Males are more brightly coloured, with black heads and bright yellow shoulders. Both sexes have long whiskers and perch with an upward tail.
From the Zealandia Website