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Whitehead / Popokotea (Mohoua albicilla) Tawharanui Reserve, New Zealand. 27 Dec 2016. Geotagged,Mohoua albicilla,New Zealand,Summer,Whitehead Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Whitehead / Popokotea (Mohoua albicilla)

Tawharanui Reserve, New Zealand. 27 Dec 2016.

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The whitehead or ''pōpokotea'' is a small species of passerine bird endemic to New Zealand. It is currently classified in the family Mohouidae. The male whitehead's upperparts, wings and tail are a pale brown in colour, while the head and underparts are white -in the case of the former an almost pure white in colour. Females and juveniles have similar colouration except that the nape and crown are shaded brown. The black beak and eyes contrast with the white head and the feet are bluish black in.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Feb 16, 2017. Captured Dec 27, 2016 14:51 in 1181 Takatu Rd, Tawharanui Peninsula 0986, New Zealand.
  • PENTAX K-3
  • f/7.1
  • 1/200s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm