Mainly West of Queen Street - seen through my lens

Month: January 2016 (Page 2 of 2)

Pied Stilt

Pied Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, poaka)

Pied Stilt (Himantopus himantopus, poaka)

The new Taumanu Reserve (Onehunga foreshore) is home to a fine array of birdlife. Here a pied stilt (Himantopus himantopus, poaka) in flight.…

Noodles — OnDo (Seung Yul Oh, 2015)

OnDo (Detail) --- Seung Yul Oh 2015

OnDo (Detail) — Seung Yul Oh 2015

This sculpture by Seung Yul Oh appeared nearly around April 2015 at Ballantyne Square, Dominion Road. Intended as a temporary art work, to soften the impact of never ending roadworks in the area. Standing about 4-5 metres high, soba noodles are held aloft by giant chopsticks (or maybe the other way round).…


Kereru (New Zealand Woodpigeon)

Kereru (New Zealand Woodpigeon)

A New Zealand woodpigeon picks off the ripening berries of the wineberry tree (Aristotelia serrata, makomako).…

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