Local residents

During my first time in New Zealand, I did an ecotour to the Otago Peninsula, close to Dunedin, to see Yellow-Eyed Penguins. The scenery was absolutely stunning, and the late afternoon light so inspirational! On our way to the beach where the penguins come to shore, we saw these local residents, enjoying the space and a nibble.

Yellow-eyed penguin

On an organised trip to the Otago Peninsula, near Dunedin, we went to look at Yellow-eyed penguins coming to shore early in the evening. Yellow-eyed penguins (Maori name ‘Hoiho’) are a rare and endangered species of penguins native to New Zealand. I think they are absolutely amazing and unlike any other penguins I’d seen before.Continue reading “Yellow-eyed penguin”