The Fantail’s Māori name is Piwakawaka. It is a Flycatcher.
The Fantail has ten feathers at the back of the body in a fan shape. It has a beak, two legs, two wings and feathers on its body.
It lives in trees and forests.
It flies to catch its food and spreads its wings out so the other birds know how it feels.
Maori people think believe that if a fantail comes into your house it means bad luck.