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Jackson Bay Sandflies Are Huge!

The Jackson Bay sandflies are huge…. But this is not actually a sandfly. It is a urepetala carovei…a New Zealand bush giant dragonfly. This incredible flying machine can grow up to 86mm long and have a wingspan of 130mm. We spotted this sunbathing on a log at Ocean Beach, just...

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Mist Opportunities

You may think that mist opportunities is a miss-spelling, and should be missed opportunities. In fact, it’s not wrong. Whenever you travel up or down the West Coast and back through Cental Otago via Haast Pass in dismal weather you are bound to see many mist opportunities. Here is just...