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A Goldfinch finds security next to a NZ Falcon, who cannot gather enough speed to attack the songbird in such close quarters
A NZ Falcon, the country's only surviving Endemic raptor, nea Motueka, New Zealand
A NZ Falcon, likely a juvenile judging by their tendency to wander afield during the winter months
A NZ Falcon stretches its tailfeathers while perching near Motueka, New Zealand
NZ Falcon numbers have declined due to native forest logging and are now a Protected Threatened Endemic species
A NZ Falcon stretches its tail feahers and wings in preperation for flight