Monro Beach penguins (D15)

Monro Beach track…a chance to see a VERY rare Fiordland Crested Penguin.  West Coast New Zealand.

GPS: -43.717062° 169.269161°

Random Monro Beach youtube vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FK3-Oohckw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6S2y_Ff4abo

Monro Beach overview

Monro Beach overview

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DoC signage at Monro Beach.

DoC signage at Monro Beach.

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Fiordland Crested Penguin signage at Monro Beach.

Fiordland Crested Penguin signage at Monro Beach.

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Fiordland Crested Penguin signage at Monro Beach

Fiordland Crested Penguin signage at Monro Beach

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Monro Beach

Monro Beach

The signed penguin area at Monro Beach.

The signed penguin area at Monro Beach.

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Crumbled sandstone at North end of Monro Beach...where the penguins come ashore to nest.

Crumbled sandstone at North end of Monro Beach…where the penguins come ashore to nest.

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Monro Beach penguin from Christof.

Monro Beach penguin from Christof.

A Panoramio pic of penguins: http://www.panoramio.com/photo/8227206?source=wapi&referrer=kh.google.com

Swingbridge on Monro Beach track.

Swingbridge on Monro Beach track.

Some DoC signage along Monro Beach track.

Some DoC signage along Monro Beach track.

Dense bush along Monro Beach track.

Dense bush along Monro Beach track.

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Swingbridge on Monro Beach track

Swingbridge on Monro Beach track

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An uncurling Koro of fern along the Monro Beach track.

An uncurling Koro of fern along the Monro Beach track.

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Along the Monro Beach track.

Along the Monro Beach track.

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Neat cross-bedded sandstone on Monro Beach.

Neat cross-bedded sandstone on Monro Beach.

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The long sweep of beach north of the Monro Cove, accessible at lower tides.The long sweep of beach north of the Monro Cove, accessible at lower tides.

The long sweep of beach north of the Monro Cove, accessible at lower tides.The long sweep of beach north of the Monro Cove, accessible at lower tides.

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