Kōrero: Birds of mountains and open country

Welcome swallow over Lake Ngāroto

Welcome swallow over Lake Ngāroto

A welcome swallow meets its own reflection as it darts after insects above the lake surface. The birds’ distinctive forked tails and flight pattern make them easy to recognise.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 3 March 2006
Photograph by Amos Chapple

Permission of the New Zealand Herald must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Christina Troup, 'Birds of mountains and open country - Welcome swallow', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/14023/welcome-swallow-over-lake-ngaroto (accessed 18 November 2019)

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