A Pukeko pair (Australasian swamphen) by the Ohinemuri River in Waihi, NZ
Striding away in the rain...
A pair on the banks of the Ohinemuri River in Waihi, NZ
Photo courtesy of and copyright of Brian Freeman, from Victor Harbor, South Australia.
In a mowed area today in Katikati, NZ - no general distinction between male & female except that males are bigger
Their long legs help them to 'stride it out'
A young bird today in Katikati, NZ