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Taken 30-Jan-16
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Keywords:New Zealand, southland, piano, flat, waikaia, forest, tree, flower, red, bloom, rata, southern
Photo Info

Dimensions4896 x 3264
Original file size931 KB
Image typeJPEG
Color spaceAdobe RGB (1998)
Date taken30-Jan-16 13:04
Date modified25-May-16 13:35
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS-1D Mark IV
Focal length70 mm
Max lens aperturef/2.8
Exposure1/90 at f/8
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeManual
Exposure prog.Manual
ISO speedISO 400
Metering modeCenter-weighted average
Rata flowers 3

Rata flowers 3

Southern rata is the most widespread of all New Zealand rata. It is found from sea level to 760 metres. It prefers cooler regions with high rainfall and is particularly common along the west coast of the South Island but is widespread over much of New Zealand from latitude 36° southwards.

Piano Flat is part of the Waikaia Forest which is a large island of beech forest, nestled in the mountain farmlands of northern Southland. Piano Flat provides a picnic area, camping ground and several walking tracks. It is also home to various native birds, insects, bats and deer.