The orange-fronted parakeet has an orange band above the bill and a yellow-gold crown. This one is feeding in a mountain beech tree in the Nelson region, in 1983 – however by 2000 they were only found in a few valleys in Canterbury. Their status is classified as nationally critical.
Using this item
Department of Conservation
Photograph by Dave Crouchley
This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.