8
taxa
4 birds
2 plants
2 ray-finned fishes
8
observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Australasian Coot Fulica atra ssp. australis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 16, 2019 12:57 PM NZDT

Description

Several adult coots and chicks on the lake. One adult building a nest in reeds.

Photos / Sounds

What

Goldfish Carassius auratus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 16, 2019 01:01 PM NZDT

Description

According to the sign, carp and catfish were released into the lake in the 1880s.

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Mosquitofish Gambusia affinis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 16, 2019 01:07 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

North Island Lacebark Hoheria populnea

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 16, 2019 01:13 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western European Blackbird Turdus merula ssp. merula

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 16, 2019 01:24 PM NZDT

Description

About six blackbirds, adults & juveniles, feeding on ripe kahikatea fruit (planted trees by the lake edge).

Photos / Sounds

What

Raupo Typha orientalis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 16, 2019 01:43 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Pukeko Porphyrio melanotus ssp. melanotus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 16, 2019 01:47 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

North Island Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa ssp. placabilis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 16, 2019 02:07 PM NZDT

Description

Piwakawaka bathing in a water feature stream feeding into the lake.