When I took this photo, I didn’t even see the seagull coming in for a landing on the bottom left. It wasn't until I was playing with filters and the lighting that he appeared. What a pleasant surprise. Be open to seeing beyond what's in front of you, let the universe be your filter, remove the rose colored glasses. Ironically, this filter is called rose gold - perfect synchronicity. To me the pink hue captures the mood exactly as I felt it. 2nd photo is the original.
Spotless Crake, Porzana tabuensis.
A first sighting for me 😊 Displaying little sexual dimorphism, it is difficult to distinguish this as a male or female.
But cool to observe, nonetheless! Thanks to @ambikangela & @gday2u for spotting the spotless