Part One

  • The George
    The George
    After a month semi-circumnavigating Antarctica sharing a compact room, this was a seriously nice upgrade of accommodations.
    Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 13, 2006
    2006-12-13#0192
    Larry Jackson
  • New Zealand Scaup male
    New Zealand Scaup male
    Aythya novaeseelandiae - the botanical garden was across the street from the hotel.
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0011
    Larry Jackson
  • New Zealand Scaup female & juvenile
    New Zealand Scaup female & juvenile
    Aythya novaeseelandiae
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0013
    Larry Jackson
  • Sapphire Tower
    Sapphire Tower
    Puya alpestris - a bromeliad native to the Chilean Andes.
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0019
    Larry Jackson
  • Silvereye
    Silvereye
    Zosterops lateralis - feeding at the flowers of the Puya alpestris.
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0025
    Larry Jackson
  • Iris
    Iris
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0028
    Larry Jackson
  • Iris
    Iris
    Closeup of a flower of the previous planting.
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0031
    Larry Jackson
  • Iris
    Iris
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0029
    Larry Jackson
  • Iris
    Iris
    Closeup of previous planting.
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0030
    Larry Jackson
  • Iris
    Iris
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0032
    Larry Jackson
  • Pond
    Pond
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0033
    Larry Jackson
  • Blackbird female
    Blackbird female
    Turdus merula
    Hagley Botanical Garden, Christchurch, South Island, New Zealand, December 14, 2006
    2006-12-14#0037
    Larry Jackson
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