Dabchick

Babies on board

Today I headed off to the wetlands to photograph some of the cutest chicks I know of.  The dabchick is from the grebe family and as they are pretty much a full time water bird, once their chicks hatch they ride on the backs of their parents.  These two chicks were probably the smallest dabchick …

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Dabchick

Pekapeka Wetlands / Havelock North Road Trip

On the way to Havelock North we made a stop at the Pekapeka Wetlands. The last couple of visits here have been disappointing but forever the optimist I keep going back. The paths through the wetlands have been expanded since my last visit and the vegetation has been trimmed back.  Both these things have made …

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