Category Archives: Water
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
But at least the wetlands are wetlands again…
The wetlands along Sam’s Track, our cottage on the ridge.
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
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