As we arrived at the beach today a small flock of half a dozen birds startled. I was very excited — they are the first arrivals this season of the Kuaka, Bar-tailed Godwits, fresh from their 12,000 Km, 8 day flight from the Arctic. So glad I took my Fuji X-t2 and zoom lens! 🐦

Kuaka in flight. 3 Kuaka feeding in shallow water. 4 Kuaka, close-up.

Miraz Jordan @Miraz

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