17
taxa
5 birds
5 other animals
2 mollusks
2 plants
1 insect
1 ray-finned fish
1 chromist
2
2 life list firsts

Photos / Sounds

What

Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 08:48 AM NZDT

Description

Pair foraging on the reef at low tide.

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What

Spotted Whelk Cominella maculosa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 08:58 AM NZDT

Description

Foraging on a rock in a shallow tide pool, low tide.

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What

New Zealand Common Cushion Star Patiriella regularis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 09:01 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Triplefin Forsterygion lapillum

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 09:09 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Hermit Crab Pagurus novizealandiae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 09:20 AM NZDT

Description

Two hermit crabs in shells had a little argy bargy in a tide pool, low tide.

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What

Neptune's Necklace Hormosira banksii

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 09:39 AM NZDT

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What

African Collared Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 09:44 AM NZDT

Description

Adult pair with fledgling on the beach, low tide.

Photos / Sounds

What

Feral Pigeon Columba livia var. domestica

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 09:48 AM NZDT

Description

Bird either resting or nesting half way up a cliff. Second bird standing guard lower down,

Photos / Sounds

What

Angled Lobelia Lobelia anceps

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 09:51 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Waratah Anemone Actinia tenebrosa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 09:53 AM NZDT

Description

Many on and under an exposed rock wall at low tide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 10:00 AM NZDT

Description

Many tubes washed up on the high tide mark, northern end of the bay, low tide.

Photos / Sounds

What

Striped Green Sea Anemone Diadumene lineata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 10:01 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in the same habitat as Waratah anemones on an exposed rock wall, low tide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 10:09 AM NZDT

Description

Shell inhabited by a hermit crab in a shallow rock pool.

Photos / Sounds

What

Feral Pigeon Columba livia var. domestica

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 10:30 AM NZDT

Description

Pigeon feeding on Phormium tenax seed pods.

Photos / Sounds

What

Sand Dune Cicada Rhodopsalta leptomera

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 10:48 AM NZDT

Description

Cicada was trapped underwater in a shallow tide pool, trying to crawl up seaweed to escape.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

New Zealand Pied Shag Phalacrocorax varius ssp. varius

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 10:51 AM NZDT

Description

Resting and preening on rocks out from the shoreline, low tide.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 10:54 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Australasian Gannet Morus serrator

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 17, 2019 10:57 AM NZDT

Description

Bird was resting on the water, then took off and circled the location a few times. Low tide.