This post is all about the images and how I took them when trying to keep up with fast moving birds and the settings I used for each one.  All of the images were shot with my Lumix G9 and the Leica 100-400 lens.  This lens is my most used and is perfect for photographing […]

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This morning saw us heading to Zealandia again. Today was one of those days where I just didn’t want to leave. There was so much happening that I could have happily stayed in the bush for hours watching the antics of the bellbirds.  There is a nectar feeder at the start of the beech track […]

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Third day in a row I have been out with the camera. I love long weekends!  This morning we headed to a local bush walk that I had not been to before.  We didn’t get very far down the track before we realised that there was a creek to cross and neither of us wanted […]

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Each time I head into the bush with my camera, I do so with the expectation of taking photographs of birds.  I am not usually fussy about which bird so long as the image is clear and sharp. So I was a little disappointed yesterday when I spent two hours walking in the bush and […]

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One of the reasons for my recent visit to Kereta was to see the New Zealand dotterels in their full breeding colours. Usually by the time I get there they already have chicks and their colours are already fading.  The rangers around the Coromandel Peninsula are very good at putting up signs and fencing off […]

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