Thunder

The lightning and thunder was pretty spectacular last night. The warm  North  clashing with the cold  South .

whaitiri-uaThe front moving over Kapiti Island.

 

whaitiriThunder clouds.

 

whaitiri-darkskyThen everything goes dark.

The southerly always wins.

Kāpiti Island

I’m usually taking photos of Kāpiti Island, this time was lucky enough to spend a night.

Kapiti-foreshore

Foreshore Kāpiti Island

Kapiti-KakaMS copy

Kāpiti has been a nature reserve/bird sanctuary since the 1890’s. The Kākā is one of our native parrots. Clever and a bit too friendly

Kapiti-kaka-1 briar & Kaka 1 kapiti-mai-k-k- Kapiti-view
Facing west

Kapiti-ninja Kapiti-whanau-1 Kapiti-whanau-2 Kapiti-whanau Kapiti-Lawrence Kapiti-T-kah-The Tākahē. Weird and one of the rarest birds.

Kapiti-Korimako-1

The korimako (bellbird).

At night we went kiwi spotting. There is 1400 on this island so the breeding programme is working well, lol.
Kapiti-Manaaki

Manaaki one of our hosts seeing us off. Amazing host and a place to stay….

 

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