Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Going West!

Black, White and Red --- and Blue Sky

Black, White and Red --- and Blue Sky

When the oystercatchers have had their rest in their allotted space (and the tide is on its way out), there is only one way to go and that is West to the mudflats of the Manukau Harbour. Seen at our visit to Ambury Farm Park.

South Island Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus finschi)

More Skywatch images at the Skywatch Site!


  1. Boom & Gary

    Beautiful captures!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

  2. Gemma Wiseman

    Wow! Love the soaring wings against the bright blue of the sky! The birds seem so relaxed in their flight! Gorgeous!

  3. Carol Carson

    We only see Oyster-catchers once in a while here, and it’s always a treat. Lovely photo!

  4. Steffe

    Love it.

  5. Judy

    I love the formation of oystercatchers, but I really love the white faced heron further down the page! That one is awesome!

  6. J Bar

    Brilliant capture.

  7. Eileen

    Wow, awesome capture of the oystercatchers in flight.

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