24
taxa
6 plants
4 insects
13 birds
1 fungus
1
1 life list first

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What

Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 01:26 PM NZDT

Description

Small group, about 10 birds, resting and foraging in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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What

Common Garden Katydid Caedicia simplex

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 01:32 PM NZDT

Description

Katydid flew in and landed on grass in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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What

Mātā Histiopteris incisa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 01:38 PM NZDT

Description

Common in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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What

Juniper Haircap Moss Polytrichum juniperinum

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 01:42 PM NZDT

Description

Growing in shaded locations under manuka & kanuka in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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What

Spur-winged Plover Vanellus miles ssp. novaehollandiae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 01:48 PM NZDT

Description

About 6 birds resting in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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What

Shore Flies Family Ephydridae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 01:51 PM NZDT

Description

Many feeding on algae in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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What

Mingimingi Leucopogon fasciculatus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:02 PM NZDT

Description

Growing with manuka & kanuka in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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What

Yellow Admiral Vanessa itea

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:14 PM NZDT

Description

Two flying around together in manuka & kanuka in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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What

Manuka Leptospermum scoparium

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:16 PM NZDT

Description

Common in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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What

Raupo Typha orientalis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:31 PM NZDT

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What

New Zealand Scaup Aythya novaeseelandiae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:33 PM NZDT

Description

Group foraging with mallards on Puarenga Stream which feeds into Lake Rotorua.

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What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:36 PM NZDT

Description

Group (mix of adult & juveniles) foraging with NZ scaup on Puarenga Stream which feeds into Rotorua Lake.

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What

Silvereye Zosterops lateralis ssp. lateralis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:40 PM NZDT

Description

Small group foraging in manuka & kanuka.

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Square

What

North Island Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa ssp. placabilis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:40 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:42 PM NZDT

Description

Large patch growing under eucalyptus trees near the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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Square

What

New Zealand Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus ssp. vagans

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:48 PM NZDT

Description

Bird foraging near a river, geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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Square

What

Yellow Admiral Vanessa itea

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:54 PM NZDT

Description

Flying along a track of manuka & kanuka shrubs in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua. A red admiral was also present: https://inaturalist.nz/observations/21171296

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What

New Zealand Red Admiral Vanessa gonerilla ssp. gonerilla

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 02:57 PM NZDT

Description

Butterfly looking a bit ragged. Flying along a track of manuka & kanuka shrubs in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua. Yellow admirals also present.

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What

Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 03:34 PM NZDT

Description

Large flock spooked into flight. Mix of adults and juveniles.

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What

New Zealand Scaup Aythya novaeseelandiae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 03:34 PM NZDT

Description

Large flock in the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

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What

Red-billed Gull Chroicocephalus scopulinus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 03:37 PM NZDT

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What

Earthballs Genus Scleroderma

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 03:45 PM NZDT

Description

Several in the ground under manuka and kanuka near the geothermal area beside Lake Rotorua.

Tags

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What

Greylag Goose Anser anser

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 03:48 PM NZDT

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What

Little Black Shag Phalacrocorax sulcirostris

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 03:49 PM NZDT

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Square

What

Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris ssp. vulgaris

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 03:52 PM NZDT

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What

Little Shag Microcarbo melanoleucos ssp. brevirostris

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 11, 2019 03:59 PM NZDT

Description

Counted at least 10 nests, some active, in a small tree on an island in the lake.