Posts tagged - new zealand birds

Bird Nerd: Little Shag

Posted on August 27th, 2014

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Just in case you were starting to wonder if I’m really a bird nerd or if I just like a good rhyming pair, here’s my latest find: a little shag. I don’t know quite what it is about them, but I think shags have a little something special. I love their hooked beaks and the […]


Bird Nerd: NZ Wetland Birds

Posted on February 3rd, 2014

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We’ve been going walking around a local lake a lot recently.  We always take the camera on these excursions in the hope of capturing some of the beautiful bird life down there.  Sometimes we’ll see something we’ve never seen before or that we can’t name, and try to identify it in our bird book when […]


Finding Inspiration at Barton’s Bush

Posted on January 13th, 2014

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Sometimes finding inspiration is as simple as taking a walk.  We found a section of bush near my Dad’s place that was just teeming with beautiful birds, and spent a couple of hours there roaming around, listening to the sounds of the forest and taking photos. We held a stake-out at a group of flax […]