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What

New Zealand Dabchick Poliocephalus rufopectus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 08:38 AM NZDT

Description

Adult with juvenile foraging at a safe place close to the lake edge away from the boats and jet skis.

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What

Little Shag Microcarbo melanoleucos ssp. brevirostris

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 08:41 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 08:49 AM NZDT

Description

Fungal leaf spot on Pseudopanax arboreus (five-finger).

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What

Panakeake Lobelia angulata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:04 AM NZDT

Description

Common along areas where the track followed the edge of the lake.

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Square

What

North Island Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa ssp. placabilis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:06 AM NZDT

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What

Silvereye Zosterops lateralis ssp. lateralis

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:07 AM NZDT

Description

Noisy flock foraging at the lake edge.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:11 AM NZDT

Description

Common at wet areas where the track passed by the lake edge.

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What

Five Finger Pseudopanax arboreus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:19 AM NZDT

Description

Fresh possum poo, and browsed leaves & flower stalks from Pseudopanax arboreus (five-finger) on the track. Most of the P. arboreus, from seedlings to trees, around the lake track were heavily browsed.

Possum obs:
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/21093588

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What

Possum Trichosurus vulpecula

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:19 AM NZDT

Description

Fresh poo, and browsed leaves & flower stalks from Pseudopanax arboreus (five-finger) on the track. Most of the P. arboreus, from seedlings to trees, around the lake track were heavily browsed.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:26 AM NZDT

Description

Common.

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What

Chorus Cicada Amphipsalta zelandica

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:29 AM NZDT

Description

Dead. Hanging from a mapou sapling beside the track.

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What

North Island Tomtit Petroica macrocephala ssp. toitoi

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:32 AM NZDT

Description

Female. Maybe a juvenile? Bird made a lot of short contact calls.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:34 AM NZDT

Description

Growing on tree trunks beside the lake edge.

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What

Hound's Tongue Fern Microsorum pustulatum

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:41 AM NZDT

Description

Common.

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What

Fleshy Tree Orchid Drymoanthus adversus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:44 AM NZDT

Description

Plants growing on a kohuhu (Pittosporum tenuifolium) trunk overhanging the lake edge track.

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Square

What

Kohuhu Pittosporum tenuifolium

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:45 AM NZDT

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What

Whitehead Mohoua albicilla

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 09:51 AM NZDT

Description

Noisy flock foraging at the lake edge high up in the redwoods, and in the native understory. Whiteheads were regularly heard and seen right around the perimeter of the lake.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 10:15 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in native bush understory in redwood forest.

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Square

What

Kawakawa Piper excelsum

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 10:18 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in native bush understory in redwood forest.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 10:25 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in native bush understory in redwood forest.

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Glow Worm Arachnocampa luminosa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 10:33 AM NZDT

Description

On banks beside the track in native bush understory in redwood forest.

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Blue Berry Dianella nigra

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 10:35 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in native bush understory in redwood forest.

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Square

What

Whitehead Mohoua albicilla

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 10:46 AM NZDT

Description

Not much of a tail. Maybe a juvenile? Foraging with a noisy flock of whiteheads in redwood forest and native bush understory.

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What

Earthballs Genus Scleroderma

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 10:54 AM NZDT

Description

Several in leaf litter under a mature redwood tree and native bush understory.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 10:56 AM NZDT

Description

Many popping up through the moss and leaf litter under redwood trees and native bush understory.

Photos / Sounds

What

Kanono Coprosma grandifolia

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 11:30 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in the native bush understory under redwood trees.

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What

Huruhuruwhenua Asplenium oblongifolium

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 11:52 AM NZDT

Description

Shiny!

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What

Gully Fern Pneumatopteris pennigera

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 11:54 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 11:59 AM NZDT

Description

Growing on a dry, open section of the track in native bush.

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What

Panakeake Lobelia angulata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 12:01 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on a dry, open section of the track in native bush.

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Striped Longhorn Navomorpha lineata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 12:20 PM NZDT

Description

Foraging and flying around a Veronica stricta by the lake edge. Open section of the track.

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What

Bronze Piri-Piri-Bur Acaena anserinifolia

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 12:27 PM NZDT

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What

Kikihi Cicadas Genus Kikihia

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 12:30 PM NZDT

Description

Dead on a coprosma seedling beside the track in native bush.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 12:37 PM NZDT

Description

Growing on a log on a native bush track.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 12:49 PM NZDT

Description

A female, or juvenile? Feeding on ripe Coprosma robusta berries.

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Square

What

Karamu Coprosma robusta

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 12:50 PM NZDT

Description

Korimako/Bellbird feeding on the berries: https://inaturalist.nz/observations/21102557

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What

Maruru Ranunculus reflexus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 01:02 PM NZDT

Description

Nice big patch beside the track, finished flowering.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 01:20 PM NZDT

Description

Opaque, grey-green colour. Growing on a log in native bush, shady damp area.

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What

Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 01:45 PM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 02:10 PM NZDT

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Square

What

Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 02:16 PM NZDT

Description

Male bellbird singing. Short video in the video link field. Many bellbirds singing at the location along with tui. They sounded like each other.

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What

Tui Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 02:22 PM NZDT

Description

Juvenile feeding on Coprosma robusta berries.

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Square

What

Indian Strawberry Potentilla indica

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 02:39 PM NZDT

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What

North Island Lacebark Hoheria populnea

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 02:41 PM NZDT

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What

North Island Tomtit Petroica macrocephala ssp. toitoi

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 02:48 PM NZDT

Description

Little puffball! Male all fluffed up in cold, rainy conditions.

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What

Whitehead Mohoua albicilla

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

March 9, 2019 02:58 PM NZDT

Description

Singing loudly. Not much of a tail. More singing whiteheads foraging close by.