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Ulva Island, Stewart Island
New Zealand


Make Canon EOS 7D
Lens Canon EF 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM   at 640 mm
Exposure 1/320 s, f/6.3, ISO 3200 
Image size 800 x 533 pixels

IOC Names

Order  Passeriformes   Family  Callaeidae

Deutsch  Sattelvogel Dutch  Zadelrugspreeuw
Italian  Sellarossa Spanish  Tieke de Isla Sur


A rare endemic bird of New Zealand, so named from the bright chestnut plumage on its back which resembles a saddle. A better photo is shown at .


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North Island Saddleback
Philesturnus rufusater
Créadion de Lesson

Jean-Michel PAULUS