I continue my mission to photograph New Zealand’s birds. This lovely cormorant was presiding over a mangrove mudflat at Tahuna Torea, a reserve in Auckland’s eastern suburbs. He had rather a lot to say.
Sorry I’ve been off for a wee bit. Not sure why, just very busy with all sorts. Made a visit the other day to the Gannet Colony at Muriwai Beach. shot this with my new 70-200mm lens, with the 2x extender. It’s soooo big… and is just an amazing lens. Of course the gannet isContinue reading “Flight”
A brillliant day – we drove to the Blue Pools. Last year it was below freezing and the area was gilded with hoarfrost. This year it’s nearly warm out – so different – especially the sandflies which think it’s still the height of summer… Never mind… I shot away, admiring the amazing blue of theContinue reading “Tomtit!”
When I’m too tired to be clever I must retreat to the cheap shot and let mother nature do my work for me. I don’t think she minds. And… it occurs to me I cropped this one badly – not enough space over her head – makes her look like she’s crouching rather than bending.Continue reading “White Heron”