All the colours of the rainbow at Rainbow Springs

(Update 2020: This post is a rough guide only, Rainbow Springs now have a few passes to choose from rather than a one off admission fee so different passes give different experiences, there is now no bird show and you can’t return at night to see a kiwi).

Some of the best dressed birds are at Rainbow Springs in Rotorua. There’s the Mandarin duck with its purple chest, layers of orange face feathers and bright red bill.

Mandarin duck

Mandarin duck

These smoochy masked lovebirds only have white ringed eyes for each other as they perch side by side in their … Read the rest