Saturday, 10 March 2018

Australasian Bittern

We had a lovely long visit from the Bittern on the 5th March. This video was recorded by trail camera off our boardwalk.
https://youtu.be/Ph2nrcTa4MM

Sunday, 4 March 2018

Never Ending Happenings at The Riverbank

Here we have an avalanche of Pukeko into the wetland pond.

And what is this rat doing! Fortyseven trips across the pond in three and a quarter hours carrying dry pampas for nest building, I assume.
 
These Banded Rail Chicks are old enough to fend for themselves.