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Native NZ Tui Print on Bamboo Veneer

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Printed onto beautiful bamboo veneer using solvent free UV curable non-fading ink. Size of print = 208x259mm inserted into a quality white-core bevel-cut mat with a 203x254mm window and fits into a standard 11x14” (279x356mm) frame. Comes fixed onto a named and signed backing board ready to insert into a frame of your choice.

Frame not included. Natural handmade pine frame available separately - see separate listing.

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The tūī has an exceptional vocal range, from harsh squawks, clicks and whirrs to bell-like melodies. Tūī mimic other birds and various sounds from their environment. Part of their range is beyond human hearing, so in the middle of a song they can seem to fall suddenly silent. Māori sometimes trained tūī to talk, and some chiefs taught their caged birds complex speeches. To help them speak clearly, their brush-tipped tongues were trimmed. Tūī are dark iridescent green with purple and azure highlights. They have two tufted white feathers under the chin, inspiring their other name, parson bird.

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  • Ships from Rotorua, New Zealand.
  • Free Standard post within NZ
  • $8.75 Australia
    ($2.00 with another item)
  • Rural delivery charge applies.
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