Lake Heron, Canterbury
The road to Mt Sunday, Hakatere
Mt Sunday and the majestic Mt D'archiac stands behind
Mt Sunday was the film set location for Edoras, Lord of the Rings trilogy
Looking towards the Rangitata and Lawrence Rivers
Glimpse of Mt Potts across Lake Clearwater - Hakatere
High Country lake
New Zealand Kingfisher with a mud crab
New Zealand Sacred Kingfisher
Beautiful winter's day at the high country lake!
Sunrise, New Brighton Pier - Christchurch NZ
#1 The sunrise was so intense today, we were treated with some spectacular colours at the Pier!
#2 The colours and textures of a brilliant sunrise this morning at the Pier. This was taken a few minutes after the previous pic when the colour had changed as it does with sunrises!
Sunrise, New Brighton Pier - Christchurch
#3 Just as the sun was rising.
Sunrise, New Brighton Beach - Christchurch
#4 The soft reflective colour tones on the sand were amazing as you looked along the beach from the Pier towards the Port Hills.
Tossing it's small mud crab!
Down the hatch it goes!
Adult , Brooklands - Christchurch
With a big mud crab!
The beautiful colours of the dorsal view!
First time seeing a more blueish toned Kingfisher amongst the others hunting at the estuary. These birds can range anywhere from aqua, green, to deep blueish in colours.
Kingfisher just bashed one the claws off the mud crab.
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