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Vote Kea for Bird of The Year

Discussion in 'New Zealand' started by ScottGN, Sep 16, 2012.

  1. ScottGN

    ScottGN One of Us Ski Pass: Gold Ski Pass: Silver

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    It's that time again. Forest and Bird's annual Bird of The Year poll. All lovers of the South Island High Country should put aside thoughts of stripped wind-screen wipers, stolen hot chips and other mayhem and cast a vote for the smartest bird in NZ.
    http://www.birdoftheyear.org.nz/
     
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  2. Bogong

    Bogong Part of the Furniture Ski Pass: Gold

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    More woke than thou.
    Sorry, I've tried really, really hard.

    But it's utterly impossible to love a kea. [​IMG]
     
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  3. Austin powers

    Austin powers Old n' Crusty

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    Mates mother had a pet one a few years ago. She was the only one who could hold/feed it,anyone else who tried would almost lose a finger.
     
  4. iski4u2

    iski4u2 First Runs

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    I remebr all to well years ago cycle touring NZ with a dutch girl and leaving our bikes at the mt cook campsite only to have a kea or two steal a bike seat and remove a bike tyre.

    Lets put it this was the nearest Bicycle shop was Twizel a days ride away. Give credit to the DoC workers that helped us out though.

    Bird of the year? well they do make great photo models [​IMG]
     
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  5. Red_switch

    Red_switch Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    Nah, they're all good. Probably wouldn't be nearly as bad if the majority of huts weren't built with lead flashings...
     
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  6. Red_switch

    Red_switch Old n' Crusty Ski Pass: 30 Day

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    That said, F&B really grind me at times, so I don't know if I'll get behind this or not.