It's not just heavy, it's a pigeon

February 22, 2012 - The NZ pigeon (kereru) is an endemic, so found nowhere else in the world. It's also reputed to be the heaviest extant pi...
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What is wrong with some people?

February 19, 2012 - Having made the move to a new place, with a bit of native bush around, the weekend was spent doing a lot of outside task...
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Wasted days and nights

February 13, 2012 - I'm currently making the transition into using Adobe Lightroom to manage all my photos. While I can see the advantages t...
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Photographic fun with NZ parrots

February 13, 2012 - I've constructed a gallery of NZ parrot photos, largely based on kaka. That's hardly a surprise as well, it's actually p...
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Darwin Day thoughts

February 12, 2012 - February 12 is the anniversary of Charles Darwin's birth, and there is some momentum to recognise this as Darwin Day. Th...
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The depressing thing about being a conservation biologist

February 02, 2012 - The nice thing about mixing with conservation biologists is the enthusiasm they have for the natural world. That's somet...
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