Back in 2014 I had an opportunity to photograph a group of shore plovers just before they were captured and removed to a safer site.  They are very rare and were suffering from predators so it was decided to place them in protection until they numbers had improved.  Now a group of them have been […]

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Lately I have been spending time in a local waterway where the white heron is often found. I have become fascinated with pukeko instead.  The sun brings out their colours beautifully and I have come home with so many interesting images that this post will have nothing else. Very little words but lots of pukeko […]

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This year one of the challenges I have set for myself, is that if I go out with the camera, I must come back with some images, even if they are not what I went out looking for.  Today the birds were not at home, so to get my images I looked for damselflies.  I […]

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With the walking track to the gannets closed the only way to get to the Cape Kidnappers gannet colony is via Gannet Safaris – Overland.  They have air-conditioned four wheel drive buses that take you through the Cape Kidnappers Station out to the colony.  I have done this trip many times now and each time […]

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