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 morning hours stanting on the shore of a mountain river.

Location: Milford Track on the South Island of New Zealand


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