Archive for May, 2009

Tangimoana Driftwood

Posted in Uncategorized on May 16, 2009 by dubword


Tangimoana Driftwood, originally uploaded by Spacemunkie.

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The biggest bandit in the animal kingdom

Posted in Uncategorized on May 16, 2009 by dubword


The biggest bandit in the animal kingdom, originally uploaded by Jukkie.

: This is a Kea, renowned for tearing the rubber from your car windows and vandalizing other parts of otherwise perfectly well working vehicles. Those beaks are sharp!
One of it’s nicknames was “the feathered wolf” : In the 18th and 19th cetury they preyed on sheep and were hunted to near extinction.
Another: “Clown of the mountains”, they will investigate anything from backpacks to barbeques, from boots to boats and fly of with anything they can carry

The biggest bandit in the animal kingdom

Posted in Uncategorized on May 16, 2009 by dubword


The biggest bandit in the animal kingdom, originally uploaded by Jukkie.

: This is a Kea, renowned for tearing the rubber from your car windows and vandalizing other parts of otherwise perfectly well working vehicles. Those beaks are sharp!
One of it’s nicknames was “the feathered wolf” : In the 18th and 19th cetury they preyed on sheep and were hunted to near extinction.
Another: “Clown of the mountains”, they will investigate anything from backpacks to barbeques, from boots to boats and fly of with anything they can carry

Kiwi (Stuffed)

Posted in Uncategorized on May 16, 2009 by dubword


Kiwi (Stuffed), originally uploaded by -Kerryn-.

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North Island Kaka (Nestor meridionalis)

Posted in Uncategorized on May 12, 2009 by dubword


North Island Kaka (Nestor meridionalis), originally uploaded by JayVeeAre (JvR).

The Kaka a protected species here in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Cheekiest bird ever!