At Frankton Reserve watched this Silvereye chasing insects.
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Common at higher elevations.
One of a flock; number uncertain.
This little Waxeye looking for shelter between the ponga's
Several feeding in an Apricot tree.
Foraging 1m height
The white-eyes are small passerine birds native to tropical, subtropical and temperate Sub-Saharan Africa, southern and eastern Asia, and Australasia. White-eyes inhabit most tropical islands in the Indian Ocean, the western Pacific Ocean, and the Gulf of Guinea. Discounting some widespread members of the genus Zosterops, most species are endemic to single islands or archipelagos. The Silvereye, Zosterops lateralis, naturally colonised New Zealand, where it is known as the "Wax-eye" or Tauhau ("stranger"), from 1855. The...