Endangered South Island Blue Duck -Whio (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos)

Category: Nature


Photo and caption by Elké Lackner

While hiking on the Milford Track in the South of New Zealand I was searching for the "Blue Duck". On my last day finally I was able to find this rare bird in the early near one of the mountain rivers during the early morning hours.

Location: Milford Track on the South Island in New Zealand


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