Kōrero: Small forest birds

Female stitchbird

Female stitchbird

Female stitchbirds are very different from males in colour – mainly greenish brown with yellow tinges and white wing-bars. Like males, they often sit tipped forward with the tail held high.

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Reference: DSCI1630Smd.JPG
Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Christina Troup, 'Small forest birds - Saddlebacks and stitchbirds', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/12466/female-stitchbird (accessed 6 December 2019)

He kōrero nā Christina Troup, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015