Sacred Kingfisher (New Zealand)

Todiramphus sanctus vagans

ML95026361


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Colin Miskelly
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Admiral Garden, Kairakau
Chatham Islands, New Zealand
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Latitude and Longitude -43.8369, -176.5529 Map

Age
Unknown
Sex
Unknown
Behaviors
Breeding
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Media notes

Observation details

Single bird first seen in flight with red admiral butterfly in beak, then perched in pine (the butterfly escaped). Land owner was not aware of its presence, but saw it two more times over the following week. Third record for main Chatham Island, and 6th for the Chatham Islands. An Unusual Bird Report with photograph will be submitted to Birds NZ Records Appraisal Committee.

Technical Information

Model
DMC-TZ80
f-stop
f/6.4
Focal length
129 mm
Shutter speed
1/125 sec
ISO
320
Flash
Flash did not fire, auto
Original file size
159KB
Dimensions
800 x 600

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