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Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis)


Posted by unozig on Fri Nov 15, 2019 6:47 pm

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400mm        ƒ/8        1/125s        ISO 800


Other names: waxeye, white-eye, blight-bird, tauhou


Colonised New Zealand from Australia in the 1850s and now common and widespread, often in large flocks in winter.

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by Ron Day on Fri Nov 15, 2019 7:31 pm
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Very nice, Zig. I like the pose and framing. And the background bird, not totally out of focus, works for me here. Thanks for sharing NZ birds.
 

by Kim on Sat Nov 16, 2019 12:29 am
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They seem to have mutated a little compared to the silver eyes we have here. I am in two minds about the off bird but it is a different presentation than we normally see. Over all I like it.
 

by himadri roy on Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:37 am
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Nice image of white eye .
 

by david fletcher on Sat Nov 16, 2019 1:44 pm
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Nicely done Zig. Am in two minds too re the oof bird but caught my eye anyway. Could be stronger cropped out?
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by Carol Clarke on Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:29 pm
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A sweet image of this pretty little subject and I like the inclusion of the oof second bird which suggests to us that they are not a solitary species.

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