Auckland – West                          Mainly West of Queen Street – seen through my lens

November 20, 2012

Why Did …

Filed under: Birds,Western Springs — paul @ 8:51 am
In Step

In Step

… the pukekos cross the road? And why in perfectly synchronized step? — Rhetorical questions, unless you have the answers for me!

Pukekos (Porphyrio porphyrio) are NZ native swamphens, and capable of comical stances which have also been exploitet in commercials, as for example here and here.


  1. It followed the leader. Which happens to be female.
    Very cool photo!

    Comment by herta — November 20, 2012 @ 9:05 am

  2. They were actually dancing. They didn’t want anyone to see, so when they spotted you they pretended to just cross the street.

    Comment by Stefan Jansson — November 20, 2012 @ 10:24 am

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