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Perching Lily

Collospermum hastatum

(previously known as Astelia hastata)

Perching Lily / Kahakaha / Widow Maker

ABOUT:
A plant that only grows in the crook of tree branches. 310 more words

Coastal

Qabru

It was a beautiful surprise when I saw this fresh water crab whilst exploring a stream in Malta. This fresh water crab is endemic for the Maltese Islands. 23 more words

Malta

Tamsin Baker - "Herons and Dunes"

 

The graceful and instantly recognizable Great blue heron. This one was photographed in Toba Inlet – M. Glaze photo

Great blue herons are widespread… – map by T. 626 more words

Invited Speakers

Blue Tit

This little fellow was foraging for a bit of food yesterday. Took the opportunity to get some shots and here he/she is :)

Photography

Madeira Hiking VI


The Madeira Finch is a finch that can be found on Madeira (surprise!).
(Photo taken on Madeira island, March 1)

Photography

Mapou

Myrsine australis

(previously known as Rapanea australis)

Mapou / Red Matipo

ABOUT:
Early Māori boiled the leaves of Mapou, using the infusion to treat toothache. 294 more words

Coastal

Bush Lily

Astelia fragrans

(previously known as Astelia nervosa var. sylvestris and Funckia fragrans)

Bush Lily / Kakaha

ABOUT:
Māori used Bush Lily in weaving to provide a different hue to… 330 more words

Coastal