Photos / Sounds

What

Mealybug Ladybird Cryptolaemus montrouzieri

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 30, 2019 04:46 PM NZDT

Description

Massive infestation on many of the planted Agathis species in a public reserve. Some trees had lost a lot of foliage and branches, and looked sickly. That could also be due to the hot, dry conditions.

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus ssp. vagans

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

January 30, 2019 08:00 PM NZDT

Description

Bird preening, and calling to a second bird nearby.