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Swamp Harrier : Females are larger than males. Adults have a light grey head, cheek, nape and hood. The upperparts all the way to the tail is presents different hues of brown. However the scapulars and the mantle tend toward a rufous-orange colour. The underparts are white with fine brown streaks. The feathers covering the thighs are orange or ...

New Zealand Falcon : A large falcon species (larger than a Peregrine) with similar sexes - although the female is clearly larger than the male. The back and wing are a blueish black, more or less dark depending on regions, and littered with white spots. Birds from the east of the South Island are larger and paler than their North Island counterparts...

Stitchbird : The Stitchbird (Hihi in Māori) is a mid-sized passerine (slightly larger than a Yellowhammer and larger than a House Sparrow). When the male is in breeding plumage, its front half is jet black, with a white spot behind the eye. This spot is a tuft of erectile feathers that are used during mating displays. The black is bordered ...

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