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Big fat bird

When I was taking my little girl across the road to the school bus stop, I spotted a big fat bird in the tree that was watching me: A Kererū.

For our non-NZ readers: The kererū is a large bird with irridescent green and bronze feathers on its head and a smart white vest. The noisy beat of its wings is a distinctive sound in our forests. (https://www.doc.govt.nz/nature/native-animals/birds/birds-a-z/nz-pigeon-kereru/)

While not threatened, it’s always cool to watch them. And you wonder how the cute but big fat bird can actually fly. The bumble bee syndrome comes to mind.

Posted in Animals, Landscape

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