The tauhou or silvereye (or waxeye, depending on what common name you were acquainted with) is a recent immigrant to NZ. They established themselves from a population from Australia in the 1850s. With their natural colonisation (cross-Tasman winds) they’re considered a native bird. Many of our native birds do in fact, have an Australian origin.
What is better than one tauhou, is three 🙂 Afterall, they usually move around in flocks. The shot has been taken in my garden using my a700 and 300/4 G lens.