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New Zealand Parrot. Found in alpine habitats in the South Island of New Zealand. Green in color with beautiful orange-red and green-blue colored wings when open. Around 30 cm high. Really cheeky.
Alpine, South Island of New Zealand
Spotted on Nov 11, 2011
Submitted on Oct 26, 2014
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Congratulations marl.villemure. It really is amazing to see parrots with a mountainous backdrop like that.
Congrats! This fantastic series has been selected as our Rangers' Spotting of the Week! Thanks for sharing some great photos and giving us a better view of these wonderful and cheeky parrots. Congrats again!
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Congratulations Marl! A beautiful series of images
Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!
Sheep killers... magnificent parrots!
Great series. Great spotting.
Great photos ! I do love the first photo showing off the beautiful plumage. Can almost feel the crisp air. thanks for sharing this and the information.
This parrots are very smart!
Welcome to Project marl.villemure
Amazing first spotting,congrats and thanks for sharing
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Nice pictures :)
This is off the hook. Keas are amazing animals. I think well done sir.
So great! Terrific shot!
WOW u are a great photographer that is an amazing picture
What a great image! Great spot, well done!
Very nice series
Stunning series! Welcome to Project Noah marl.villemure.
Great shots, so plain from the front with beautiful back and wings!