Yes, this is a real Kiwi.... take it they are nocturnal birds, catching this one was easy enough!!! It’s a "real" but stuffed Kiwi, strategically placed behind a tree stump to make believe it was a "nature" shot!!! I still think it's a cute shot!!! fooled you?
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AdrianW (2274) 2003-04-29 23:36
I must say I was amazed when I saw the shot - I only caught a brief glimpse of one at dusk on my trip to NZ! Thanks for owning up :-)
kiwi (344) 2003-04-30 6:48
I wondered what he was doing awake during the day, and way out of his habitat. But it's nice to see a kiwi portrayed all the same.
sita4ram (814) 2003-04-30 8:12
What a cute little bird too bad its dead :)
I love the colors and the details in its feathers.
tropicdiver (0) 2003-05-11 16:31
Even tho it is stuffed, this is the first 'real' kiwi I have ever seen in my life. Thanks. :-)
ma-tibou (4568) 2004-08-23 5:39
Et voilà ce fameux Kiwi, (oiseaux), chez nous en corse nous avons également des kiwis, mais ils ont une autre apparence petit rond vert et bourrés de vitamine.
randompics (957) 2009-02-02 15:15
you got me fooled with this one. i remember visiting pitch dark kiwi house in Orana wild life park and I was wonder how come you caught in bright day light. It is indeed looking real.