Sunday, 27 November 2016

Footprints in the mud

Mioweka (Banded Rail) - Pateke and PÅ«weto (Spotless Crake) prints at Old Mill Ln Wetland. The have all been busy to catch the last fish as the wetland dries up on these sunny days and small tides.



Banded Rail and Pateke Ducklings feeding in our wetland

Here are a couple of long videos of the Banded Rail and Pateke Ducklings feeding in our wetland at Old Mill Ln. 

Sunday, 20 November 2016

Pateke Ducklings


Our very secretive Pateke pair have had their second clutch of chicks this year. This time it is six. Fantastic.
They are seen here right by our boardwalk in our wetland