Mostly white Kereru, Mt Bruce

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Michael Szabo
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Mostly white Kereru, Mt Bruce

Postby Michael Szabo » Fri Jan 31, 2020 5:54 pm

Photos of a mostly white Kereru taken at Pukaha National Wildlife Centre, Mount Bruce, by Ranger Tara Swan have been posted on Facebook.

Link to photos: https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=5EC1A71C
'Birds New Zealand' Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/Birdsnewzealand/
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Re: Mostly white Kereru, Mt Bruce

Postby imogen » Fri Jan 31, 2020 8:15 pm

This bird is resident at Mount Bruce. First seen a year ago. Hangs around the kaka feeding arena.

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Re: Mostly white Kereru, Mt Bruce

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Sat Feb 01, 2020 10:32 am

Is it getting more white? One near Hamilton got whiter over several years, suggesting it had progressive greying, until it was completely white.

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