I have been enjoying the beauty of New Zealand the last five days. This island country has some of the most breathtaking views I have ever seen! Right now it is winter, but the forests are still green and there are still flowers blooming. Our tour guide has been talking about the Kea, a rather large parrot that has green feathers with bright red feathers under its wing. Today I was lucky enough to see one! This bird is not shy, and has been know to take food right out of a human’s hand. Apparently it will also attack sheep and kill them. So, people in New Zealand are not very fond of this bird!