Daily Archives: October 11, 2014

At the end of the day

The day here has been glorious. Warm, sunny, and only a slight breeze blowing. The light called me out after dinner and we headed to Motukaraka Point on the other side of the Pauatahanui Inlet.

Here are some light photos that drew my eye.
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We also stopped and watched wild rabbits feeding on the lush spring grass and enjoyed two lively Kakariki….no photos of those yet on my camera but here is one from the NZ Birds online website.
redcrowned parakeet or Kakariki

Back at the Lake

I paid a quick visit to the local lake again yesterday to see how much the Australian Coot chicks had grown.

I only spotted one being fed attentively by a parent bird.

Australian Coot with chick, Whitby, Porirua

Australian Coot with chick, Whitby, Porirua

This chick looked sturdier and was very hungry but still light enough to be supported by a fallen reed.
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