Ducks in Queenstown Gardens

When we wandered around Queenstown Gardens admiring all the spring flowers on 27 October, we also came across some ducks. I took a few shots and thought I’d share these four with you. Queenstown Gardens, Queenstown Lakes District, New Zealand.


If you look closely you can see this is a mother duck with tiny ducklings

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This duck was sweet and I liked the copper-orange chest and orange legs

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Paradise duck pair (female with white head)

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The same female paradise duck resting on a stump

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The paradise shelduck Tadorna variegata is endemic to NZ. More info here


Text and photos by Liz; Exploring Colour (2018)

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  1. It’s manggo season in Prambanan Jogjakarta. Ducks is always available in all year around. Fruit is something that makes significant different relating to weather. Thank you for sharing. I feel in NZ now hehe.

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