Category Archives: Water

I don’t get it

The Waimea Estuary is the largest enclosed estuary on the South Island. It’s on international significance for migratory bird species and of national significance for other endangered or threatened species. It’s ecologically fragile. So why are there quad tracks all … Continue reading

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Shame about the sunrise…

But at least the wetlands are wetlands again…

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Monthly Theme Day – January 2016 – Photo of the Year

The wetlands along Sam’s Track, our cottage  on the ridge.

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Across the water….

…lies Mapua.

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Low tide

Take off to the west, reverse track over Rabbit Island to bring us back parallel to the coastline and over the exposed seabed. Sunday morning flight to Auckland

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New kid in town

This bridgedecker turned up in the Mapua channel a couple of days ago. Patrick perused her through his telescope and reckoned that she wasn’t there yesterday. Sent a poor (grey day, iPhone from a distance) image to my friend Alan … Continue reading

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Moon over Rabbit Island

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