Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

July 14, 2011

Signs of Spring?

Filed under: Birds,Flowers,Seasons,Trees — paul @ 7:05 am
Tui in the Tui Tree

Tui in the Tui Tree

While the country is reeling under wintery storms, a few of the prunus campanulata (Taiwanese cherry, “tui tree”) are already out in full bloom. And the tui (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae) love it, of course, feeding on the nectar of the blossom.


  1. Super capture. The blossoms are lovely and the birds feathers shine; he ‘s a bit of an acrobat.

    Comment by Kate — July 14, 2011 @ 3:23 pm

  2. Wow! Paul, this is great news from West Auckland, hope spring hurries up to my side of Auckland too!

    Comment by Lachezar — July 17, 2011 @ 8:28 am

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