This trip is simply dedicated to taking photography. The group moves together, but each participant can choose what they want to photograph. Your guide will try to maximise your photo opportunities by finding birds and pointing out interesting subject matter.
Learn more about Ulva Island.
More commonly seen birds include:
Land birds: South Island saddleback, yellowhead, Stewart Island robin, South Island rifleman, red-crowned parakeet, yellow-crowned parakeet, Stewart Island weka, South Island kaka, wood pigeon, brown creeper, tui, bellbird, South Island tomtit, fantail, grey warbler, morepork, kingfisher.
Shore birds: Stewart Island shag, spotted shag, pied shag, little shag, black-backed gull, red-billed gull, variable oystercatcher.
Sea birds: White-capped mollymawks, little blue penguins.
New Zealand sealion and fur seals may occasionally visit Ulva Island.
A variety of endemic podocarps (conifers), flowering trees, tree ferns, ground ferns, coastal shrubs, mosses and orchids are amongst a diverse range of flora than can be seen.
WEAR AND BRING
Day pack, raincoat, warm clothing, warm hat and gloves, water bottle, snack, binoculars. Wear sneakers or comfortable walking shoes.
Camera equipment: camera, spare batteries, spare memories cards, tripod. Waterproof cover recommended for your camera.
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