Black Fantail - South Manakau, Lower North Island

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Black Fantail - South Manakau, Lower North Island

Postby Bellerara » Tue Jul 09, 2019 2:36 pm

Very new to this forum but we live on 23acres north of Otaki with stand of about an acre of protected undisturbed native bush. There is a lot of native birds here and we particularly enjoy the fantails - and today we spotted a black fantail which upon researching appears to be very rare in the north island, we are reasonably inland towards the tararua ranges.

Just thought I would pop that up here incase it was of any interest to the group.

If I had realised it was so rare we would have taken a pic as being a fantail it was uber curious around us and the horses.

Thanks :D

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