More images from Tiritiri, this time just bellbirds. Usually I only get to see the males, this time I got to see fledglings and females as well. They really are a beautiful bird with a beautiful song.
I came home with so many images to process from this trip that it is taking me some time to get through them all. I am super pleased with these images of the hihi and bellbirds, and of course the saddleback. Enjoy 🙂
Late last year I booked a trip to Tiritiri Matangi Island for this February. It has been many years since I visited the island and I had never taken the Lumix G9 there at all. So I was keen to see how it performed in difficult light and with fast moving birds at the same […]
Three weeks, 3500kms and I am really pleased to be home. We had a great time, went to some amazing places and spent time with lots of family in all sorts of different places. There will be several blog posts about this road trip – there’s no way I could fit it all into one […]
The first time I visited Tiritiri Matangi Island was not long after my back injury and I was not able to walk all that well. Determination is what both what got me there and through the walk to the light house and back. So you would think that knowing the walk I would make sure […]
So we caught a plane to Auckland, then we were picked up by a car so there is two of the three. The next morning we caught the train into Auckland city to get the ferry out to the Island. It bought back many memories of my high school years where I used to catch […]
When you are sitting on a plane waiting for take off and for some reason the hostesses are still fussing around and the doors are not shut until suddenly two late passengers come puffing their way into the plane. You know then why there was a delay and you frown at those two as they […]
I have been in Auckland for the last few days with my camera and have been having a blast. We went over to Tiritiri Matangi Island which is a bird sanctuary. It is an awesome place that I would like to spend more time exploring – perferably when it is not raining! Yep you guessed […]