Gallery - Photos tagged by heron

Airborne

This shot of the Kotuku wth its neck retracted shows its difference in flight style from the swan, for example.

Kotuku White Heron 6

"Up Up & Away"

Stretch

Even with only one foot on the ground the Kotuku is able to fully extend its neck in an endever to catch its prey.

Up And Away 2

Off we go);-)

Up And Away

It is nice to beable to see the birds reflection as it takes off.

Kotuku White Heron 4

What a beautiful wingspan.

White-faced Heron

All puffed up!

White-faced Heron

This shot of a white-faced heron in the nest was taken at Maranda.

Up And Away 1

Off we go}:-]