16
taxa
1 fungus
3 birds
1 mammal
11 plants
2
2 life list firsts

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What

Robust Bracket Fomitiporia robusta

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 08:50 AM NZST

Description

Growing on coastal pohutukawa.

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What

Giant Reed Arundo donax

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 08:52 AM NZST

Description

Growing beside a coastal walkway. Attempts being made to control the plant.

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What

Tui Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 08:53 AM NZST

Description

Tui was taking fluff from a pampas flower head. Maybe for nest material?

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Square

What

Red-billed Gull Chroicocephalus scopulinus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 08:58 AM NZST

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What

Akeake Dodonaea viscosa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 09:15 AM NZST

Description

Male flowers. Seedling on a coastal cliff top.

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Square

What

Mingimingi Leucopogon fasciculatus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 09:16 AM NZST

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What

Corn Lilies Genus Ixia

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 09:17 AM NZST

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What

Sweet Pea Shrub Polygala myrtifolia

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 09:19 AM NZST

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What

Nikau Palm Rhopalostylis sapida

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 09:26 AM NZST

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What

Ship Rat Rattus rattus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 03:30 PM NZST

Description

Believed to be the first known observation of a rat on the island since a pest eradication programme in 1997. A survey in 2005/2006 failed to find rats: https://www.stat.auckland.ac.nz/~jrussell/files/papers/ABJ61(1)2006-57-61-Motukara.pdf

Trap set with peanut butter 3 days earlier. Rat already had maggots.

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Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 04:34 PM NZST

Description

Seedling being smothered by pampas.

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What

Maidenhair Adiantum cunninghamii

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 04:36 PM NZST

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Square

What

Rewarewa Knightia excelsa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 04:38 PM NZST

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What

Poa anceps

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 05:19 PM NZST

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What

Hanging Clubmoss Phlegmariurus varius

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 05:23 PM NZST

Description

Growing on a pohutukawa trunk.

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What

New Zealand Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus ssp. vagans

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 05:30 PM NZST