2 hours lost in ZEALANDIA

Here are 19 photos of ZEALANDIA the “world’s first fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary, with an extraordinary 500-year vision to restore a Wellington valley’s forest and freshwater ecosystems as closely as possible to their pre-human state.”

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ZEALANDIA, Wellington ⇡

“The 225 hectare ecosanctuary is a groundbreaking conservation project that has reintroduced over 20 species of native wildlife back into the area, some of which were previously absent from mainland New Zealand for over 100 years.” www.visitzealandia.com

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Takahē. ⇡

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(Really hungry) Takahēs. ⇡

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(Kicking) Kākā. ⇡

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Kākā (making a flute). ⇡

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Toutouwai. ⇡

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(Small) human. ⇡

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(Kissing) Kākās. ⇡ #PDA

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Tuatara. ⇡

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(Posing) Kākā. ⇡

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Unknown (fluffy) bird. ⇡ (Please help!)

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(Judgy & blurry upside down) Kākā with a Kākā friend on the left. ⇡

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(Grumpy) Tui. ⇡

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Kākā (performing a manucure to a friend). ⇡

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Raw photos: no post prod, no filter AT ALL!

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2 thoughts on “2 hours lost in ZEALANDIA

  1. Hi Elric thank you so much for sending your beautiful shots taken at Zealandia they are so very interesting , they make my effort in trying to capture theTui’s in the trees at Liz’s last Sunday so very poor!. You have a great talent Elric. I always enjoy your artistic compositions.

    On Sun, 19 May 2019, 7:13 PM Elric – NoFilter Photography #, wrote:

    > ElricNoFilter posted: “Here are 18 photos of ZEALANDIA the “world’s first > fully-fenced urban ecosanctuary, with an extraordinary 500-year vision to > restore a Wellington valley’s forest and freshwater ecosystems as closely > as possible to their pre-human state.” ZEALANDIA, Welli” >

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