Returning down the No. 1 Line track last Sunday, I was treated to an uncommon visit by Aotearoa's smallest bird. I saw a pair in roughly the same location earlier in the year, but other than that I don't remember ever seeing them on this track. I hope this is a good sign — they're utterly delightful little birds and I'd love to see more of them.
I'm pretty sure this is an adult female. Of course, I had the wrong lens on the camera, so I've had to crop the photograph heavily.
[12 March 2014, Olympus OM-D EM-1, 60mm f/2.8 macro, ISO 800, 1/100 at f/2.8]
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