Photos / Sounds

What

Cabbage Butterfly Pieris rapae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:02 AM NZDT

Description

Many feeding on oregano flowers.

Photos / Sounds

What

Buff-tailed Bumble Bee Bombus terrestris

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:03 AM NZDT

Description

BB managed to fly even with half wings.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Grass Blue Zizina labradus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:05 AM NZDT

Description

Many feeding on flowers in a residential garden.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Grass Blue Zizina labradus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:06 AM NZDT

Description

Many feeding on flowers in a residential garden.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-backed Magpie (Ssp. Tyrannica) Gymnorhina tibicen ssp. tyrannica

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:07 AM NZDT

Description

Three from a gang of about 7 birds picking on other birds at the location. Mix of adults and juveniles.

Photos / Sounds

What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:21 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Gorse Spider Mite Tetranychus lintearius

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:22 AM NZDT

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What

Woolly Nightshade Solanum mauritianum

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:27 AM NZDT

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What

Blackberry Complex Rubus fruticosus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:28 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:35 AM NZDT

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What

Scarlet Rātā Vine Metrosideros fulgens

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:44 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Great Barberry Berberis glaucocarpa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:46 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Bronze Piri-Piri-Bur Acaena anserinifolia

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:51 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Tank Lily Astelia hastata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:53 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Drooping Filmy Fern Hymenophyllum demissum

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 11:54 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:00 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Armyworm Mythimna separata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:05 PM NZDT

Description

Disturbed on a metrosideros vine in native bush beside a river.

Photos / Sounds

What

White Climbing Rata Metrosideros diffusa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:08 PM NZDT

Description

Large vine growing above a bush river. Recently finished flowering, fruit forming.

Photos / Sounds

What

Cudweed Anaphalioides trinervis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:16 PM NZDT

Description

Plants growing abundantly on river boulders and the edge of the river. Most had finished flowering. Low river water level.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Koura Paranephrops planifrons

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:18 PM NZDT

Description

Large koura foraging along the rocks in a bush river. Low water level.

Photos / Sounds

What

Dance Flies Family Empididae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:24 PM NZDT

Description

Obs for the tiny insect on the panakeake. It was feeding on the flower. Plant on a boulder beside a native bush river.

Photos / Sounds

What

Panakeake Lobelia angulata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:25 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on rocks beside a bush river.

Photos / Sounds

What

Snowdrop Woodsorrel Oxalis magellanica

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:34 PM NZDT

Description

Common on rocks in a bush river.

Photos / Sounds

What

Beadplant Willowherb Epilobium nerteroides

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:37 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on boulders beside a native bush river.

Photos / Sounds

What

Kakaho Austroderia fulvida

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:48 PM NZDT

Description

White, waxy leaf base. Growing beside a native bush river.

Photos / Sounds

What

Kotukutuku Fuchsia excorticata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:50 PM NZDT

Description

Several large trees growing beside a bush river.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 12:57 PM NZDT

Description

Hitched a ride on a backpack. Native bush beside a river.

Photos / Sounds

What

Austral Filmy-Fern Hymenophyllum australe

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 01:05 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on the underside, or shady side of boulders beside a bush river.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 01:31 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Montbretia Crocosmia × crocosmiiflora

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 01:37 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on boulders beside a native bush river.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mumu Chafer Stethaspis longicornis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 01:45 PM NZDT

Description

Dead.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 01:50 PM NZDT

Description

Dead on water in a bush river.

Photos / Sounds

What

Spider Orchids Genus Corybas

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 02:25 PM NZDT

Description

Many growing on a steep, shaded mossy bank above a native bush river.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 02:32 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on boulders beside a native bush river.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 02:41 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on boulders beside a native bush river.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 02:44 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on a bank beside a native bush river.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 02:55 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on the edge of a native bush river.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Krauss's Spikemoss Selaginella kraussiana

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 02:58 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on the flood plain beside a native bush river.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 02:59 PM NZDT

Description

Fishing spider attacked a Vespula wasp foraging on the edge of a bush river pool several times. Wasp escaped. Short video of the action in the video link field.

Wasp obs:
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/20484731

Tags

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Wasp Vespula vulgaris

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 02:59 PM NZDT

Description

Wasp attacked by a fishing spider (Dolomedes dondalei) on the edge of a native bush river pool.

Short video in the video link field.

Spider obs:
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/20484695

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What

Rewarewa Knightia excelsa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 03:10 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Californian Thistle Cirsium arvense

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 03:22 PM NZDT

Description

Abundant.

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What

Striped Dung Fly Oxysarcodexia varia

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

February 17, 2019 03:25 PM NZDT

Description

Feeding on thistle flowers on pasture land.