Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: February 2012 (Page 3 of 3)

Check Before You Step

Pedestrian Crossing, Freemans Bay

Pedestrian Crossing, Freemans Bay

A small number of pedestrian crossings in Auckland are adorned with rubber pads for sight impaired people, augmented by written advice, to remind us about the dangers when crossing the road. Corner Franklin Road and Wellington Street.…

Kereru

Kereru (New Zealand Wood Pigeon)

Kereru (New Zealand Wood Pigeon)

When they pose in such excellent light, I find the wood pigeons (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae) irresistible. Does not happen too often, but every now and then I like to show them off. Sitting on a kanuka tree.…

Swallows

Me too, Me too ...

Me too, Me too ...

It was quite a rainy morning, but the swallows kept us entertained. Two youngsters on the wire, and every now and then the adults flitting past, not even stopping as they delivered breakfast.

For more black and white images check out Dragonstar’s Weekend in Black and White.…

Red Silverbeet

Red Silverbeet

Red Silverbeet

Auckland Botanic Gardens have a veggie garden. That’s where I noticed this appetizing red chard, highlighted by the sun. Haven’t eaten silverbeet in yonks, maybe I should try, especially in such enticing colour.…

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