21
taxa
1 fungus
1 ray-finned fish
10 birds
2 insects
1 mollusk
6 plants

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What

Common Starling Sturnus vulgaris ssp. vulgaris

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 07:48 AM NZDT

Description

Yawning on a residential fence. Bird needed a coffee.

Photos / Sounds

What

Red-billed Gull Chroicocephalus scopulinus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 10:05 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 10:06 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Freshwater Mussel Echyridella menziesii

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 10:09 AM NZDT

Description

Hundreds of shells on the beach, and visible in the shallows.

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What

Panakeake Lobelia angulata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 10:40 AM NZDT

Description

Growing with grass in the Hamurana Springs carpark beside the stream.

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What

Mayflies Order Ephemeroptera

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 10:46 AM NZDT

Description

Dead. Caught in a spider's web in a totara beside a freshwater springs outflow to the lake.

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What

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos ssp. clarkei

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 10:56 AM NZDT

Description

No tail. Juvenile.

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What

Mallard Anas platyrhynchos

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 10:58 AM NZDT

Description

Family of juveniles with an adult female on a freshwater spring stream outflow to Lake Rotorua. One juvenile with an all black head. Hundreds of New Zealand Scaup (Aythya novaeseelandiae) also at the location.

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What

Black Swan Cygnus atratus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 11:00 AM NZDT

Description

Looked like the swan was on a nest. More adults on the nearby lake.

Photos / Sounds

What

Rainbow Trout Oncorhynchus mykiss

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 11:03 AM NZDT

Description

Looked like Rainbow trout from the markings. Several adult fish foraging and swimming upstream in a natural freshwater springs stream outflow to the lake.

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Square

What

North Island Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa ssp. placabilis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 11:06 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Scaup Aythya novaeseelandiae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 11:06 AM NZDT

Description

Hundreds on Lake Rotorua near a natural springs stream outflow to the lake.

Photos / Sounds

What

Little Shag Microcarbo melanoleucos ssp. brevirostris

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 11:10 AM NZDT

Description

Two birds resting in a willow tree overhanging a natural freshwater springs stream outflow to the lake.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 11:44 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in a wetland/wasteland area near the lake. No water in the wetland but ground was soft.

Photos / Sounds

What

Harlequin Ladybird Harmonia axyridis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 11:53 AM NZDT

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What

Pukeko Porphyrio melanotus ssp. melanotus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 11:53 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 11:56 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in a wetland/wasteland area near the lake. No water in the wetland, but ground soft.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 11:59 AM NZDT

Description

Common in a wetland/wasteland area near the lake. No water in the wetland, but ground soft.

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What

Fiber Caps Genus Inocybe

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 12:02 PM NZDT

Description

Common in a wetland/wasteland area near the lake. No water in the wetland, but ground soft.

Photos / Sounds

What

Willows Genus Salix

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 12:03 PM NZDT

Description

Common in a wetland/wasteland area near the lake. No water in the wetland but ground soft.

Photos / Sounds

What

Lesser Spearwort Ranunculus flammula

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 8, 2019 12:10 PM NZDT

Description

Common in a wetland/wasteland area near the lake. No water in the wetland, but ground soft.