Daly's Wharf Akaroa
The Akaroa Lighthouse Preservation Society moved the lighthouse from the Akaroa heads to its present location on 2 August 1980.
Daly's wharf Akaroa
Sunset at Gore Bay - Canterbury
On the coastline of Canterbury
Chaffinch - female
Chaffinch - male
Crested Grebe, juvenile
This grebe juvenile 2 to 3 mths old and starting to look more like the adults already.
Crested Grebe Juvenile - 2 to 3 months old
There's another small sibling chick under those feathers from a new brood. The juveniles sometimes do the babysitting while both parents are out diving for fish.
Crested Grebe Juvenile
The Juvenile has a young sibling chick hidden under its feathers.
Crested Grebe juvenile with a sibling chick.
Juvenile Grebes doing babysitting duties.... helping to feed young siblings from a new brood only 2 to 3 months after being hatched themselves. Exhibiting adult like skills so soon was incredible behaviour to watch.
Crested Grebe, male
Crested Grebe - Male
Crested Grebe and chick
Having a wing flap after some preening.
Crested Grebe Chick
A little fluff ball just chilling out on the lake.
A little fluff ball just chilling out on the lake, around 2-3 weeks old.
Young chick taking a nap, but still keeping an eye out for any potential threats on the lake, while it's parents are away diving for fish.
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