Pukeko: the Wing Stretch
Seen at Western Springs. Read more about pukeko (the New Zealand purple swamp hen, porphyrio porphyrio) at wikipedia.
Find more weekend reflections at James’ Newtown Area Photo.
Birds, Reflections, Western Springs
October 9, 2010 at 7:16 am
What a fantastic capture! For a moment I thought it was a one-legged bird! Great reflection for the day! Have a great weekend, Paul!
October 9, 2010 at 8:42 am
Amazing ! You blog is such a lovely way to discover New Zealand… Thanks for your sharings…
October 9, 2010 at 10:56 am
A one-legged wing stretch….that takes a certain amount of balance.
October 9, 2010 at 11:38 am
A very interesting looking bird, well captured.
October 9, 2010 at 4:35 pm
I have never seen a pukeko stretch.
October 9, 2010 at 11:45 pm
Wow! Great capture!
I\’ll come back later to see all the beautiful photos;o)
Thanks for sharing!
Have a nice weekend*******
October 10, 2010 at 8:44 am
The bird is interesting and the reflection makes him eveen MORE interesting. 🙂 Great photo!
October 10, 2010 at 8:53 am
Oh ! Quel bel oiseau.
Un reflet magnifique et de belles couleurs. Beautiful photo.
October 10, 2010 at 11:48 am
Beautiful – bird, water, reflection. Just capturing that lovely fanned tail makes a wonderful picture.
October 11, 2010 at 10:00 am
October 12, 2010 at 8:41 am
What a bird! Never seen a swamp hen before.
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