The Tui Bird

Tui bird

Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae

At the start of a sunset walk around Lake Matheson, several tui birds were feeding amongst the flax plants in the late afternoon light. Luckily they were more interested in their dinner than me, so I could change to my long lens and capture this image.

Lake Matheson, New Zealand

Canon 5D Mk III, Canon EF 70–300mm f/4–5.6L IS USM, 1/250, f/8.0, ISO 1600, handheld

by Peter Barrien