Archive for ‘Flora’

March 21, 2011

Random Photo of the Day 25: New Zealand

A native bird feeding on a native plant. Taken by my sister, a prominent Botanist, from December 2008.

March 18, 2011

Random Photo of the Day 22: The Garden

In the Midnight Garden! Taken in the back garden at midnight using only available light on a freakishly light spooky winter’s night. From January 2010.

March 15, 2011

Random Photo of the Day 20: Fiordland

Lupins by the river on the Te Anau – Milton Road, Fiordland, New Zealand

March 5, 2011

Random Photo of the Day 15: Cape Town

This is just a flower, right?

Look more closely: wrapped around the stamen are actually 2 small frogs, camouflaging themselves brilliantly. Well it fooled me, anyway!

From the excellent Cape Town Aquarium, July 2009.

March 4, 2011

Random Photo of the Day 14: New Zealand

New Zealand native flora & fauna. The bird I think is a Tui; I can’t remember what the tree is. Taken by my sister, a prominent Botanist.

February 26, 2011

Random Photo of the Day 9: Galapagos

Weird flora from one of the other-worldly landscapes of the Galapagos Islands, June 2006