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Queen Elizabeth Park & Waikanae Estuary

Our usual Friday outing was off to an early start this morning as we headed up Transmission Gully to Queen Elizabeth Park wetlands. I find that the water is usually very still and mirror like if we arrive there early enough and it was indeed very still today. However with it being duck shooting season, …

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Even though I was out looking for kingfishers yesterday, I always look to see what other photographic opportunities are around.  While playing the hide and seek game with the kingfisher I noticed a couple of shags. First was a little shag that was busy fishing in the water below me. It wasn’t very successful while …

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After meeting the seal yesterday and having changed to my wildlife lens, we decided on a quick trip to Zealandia on the way home.  Ok so it wasn’t quite so quick but I did get to see the shag chicks getting fed, some nest building by others in the colony and the scaup in his …

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