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North Island Fernbird Poodytes punctatus ssp. vealeae

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dave_holland

Date

July 30, 2020 04:28 PM NZST

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jon_sullivan

Date

April 26, 2020 11:53 PM NZST

Description

It's another night and this wasp is still here diligently guarding this NZ mantis egg case.

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New Zealand Sea Lion Phocarctos hookeri

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amarzee

Date

January 13, 2020 07:32 PM KST

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Karearea Falco novaeseelandiae

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

May 1, 2020

Description

First walk after the shift to Level 3, and this karearea flew up the ridge to settle on the stump in front of the top seat and check me out for a minute or two. One of two.

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saras

Date

June 29, 2020

Description

Northern (Coromandel) Striped gecko.
Official research undertaken in partnership with the Auckland Zoo.
Spotlight search. Gecko processed for svl, tl, w etc and catalogued.

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North Island Kaka Nestor meridionalis ssp. septentrionalis

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jacqui-nz

Date

July 3, 2020 11:45 AM NZST

Description

Feeding on kohekohe fruit. Cleverly managed to hold onto the round marble-like fruit without dropping it.

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North Island Saddleback Philesturnus rufusater

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xylhq

Date

November 7, 2018 03:59 PM NZDT

Description

Foraging on a Harakeke

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German Wasp Vespula germanica

Observer

danilo_hegg

Date

October 27, 2019 09:12 PM NZDT

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What

New Zealand Sea Lion Phocarctos hookeri

Observer

daturademon

Date

May 27, 2020 09:48 AM NZST

Description

These pups were absolutely adorable. They were playing. It seems like a rather odd place for them to be. They were tagged.

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Puffballs Family Lycoperdaceae

Observer

tony_wills

Date

May 9, 2020 08:25 AM NZST

Description

Two tiny puffballs on a different species of tree than usual /observations/45421511

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New Zealand Hermit Crab Pagurus novizealandiae

Observer

kelvinperrie

Date

May 6, 2020 04:29 PM NZST

Description

The one in the cat's eye snail shell banged itself against the other one until the second crab left it's shell. Then first crab tried the other shell out for size before going back to it's original shell

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North Island Kaka Nestor meridionalis ssp. septentrionalis

Date

April 24, 2017 04:54 PM NZST

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Australasian Gannet Morus serrator

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ashley_bradford

Date

November 14, 2019 12:56 PM EST

Description

Another interaction, with onlookers and an ornery neighbor

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Australian Sheep Blow Fly Lucilia cuprina

Observer

ameeds

Date

March 5, 2020 03:17 PM MST

Description

Palps looked lighter than they show up in the photos. I get coeruleviridis- what do you all think?

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Rig Mustelus lenticulatus

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parkecology

Date

February 22, 2020 07:34 PM +13

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Australian Sheep Blow Fly Lucilia cuprina

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glmory

Date

February 28, 2018 04:15 PM PST

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Blow Flies Family Calliphoridae

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tony_wills

Date

December 13, 2017 02:43 PM +13

Description

Explosive take-off on first downbeat of wings, grains of sand etc blown away from take-off site by downdraft.

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Giraffe Weevil Lasiorhynchus barbicornis

Observer

lisa_bennett

Date

February 11, 2020 01:13 PM NZDT

Description

Did I cry with happiness when I saw this gorgeous creature? Maybe :) I've been looking for one for so long!

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Common Greenbottle Fly Lucilia sericata

Observer

steve_kerr

Date

February 11, 2019 04:34 PM NZDT

Description

ID based on Holloway 1991

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New Zealand Sea Lion Phocarctos hookeri

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lloyd_esler

Date

January 6, 2020 05:50 AM NZDT

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flossiepip

Date

November 26, 2019 09:16 PM NZDT

Description

Found this tiny male walking all over a square ended crab spider.

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simonnicholas

Date

January 26, 2020 09:48 AM NZDT

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Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans

Date

January 4, 2020 01:29 PM NZDT

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Northern Giant-Petrel Macronectes halli

Date

January 4, 2020 01:50 PM NZDT

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Blue Green Chiton Chiton glaucus

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tony_wills

Date

December 28, 2019 11:25 AM NZDT

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Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus ssp. dominicanus

Observer

tony_wills

Date

December 26, 2019 11:52 AM NZDT

Description

I should have held onto this until 2020-04-01 but thought I'd impose it on you good folks now ... yes the bird is in the photo!

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Karearea Falco novaeseelandiae

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dougalt

Date

January 30, 2016

Description

New Zealand falcon - possibly juvenile. Tinakori Hill/Northland in pine tree by Northern Walkway. No leg bands.

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Red-billed Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae ssp. scopulinus

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john_barkla

Date

December 10, 2019 10:22 AM NZDT

Description

Part of large colony, some pairs still with eggs and others with well-advanced chicks.

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Karearea Falco novaeseelandiae

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dianneclarke

Date

November 21, 2019 08:21 AM AEST

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German Wasp Vespula germanica

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dave_holland

Date

November 4, 2019 12:58 PM NZDT

Description

Vespula germanica. QUEEN.

Approx 20mm.

Comparison with:
V. vulgaris QUEEN
V. vulgaris WORKER
V. germanica WORKER
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/41271883

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Orca Orcinus orca

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andymckay

Date

November 2, 2019 11:03 AM NZDT

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North Island Kaka Nestor meridionalis ssp. septentrionalis

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dougalm

Date

September 30, 2019 05:40 PM NZDT

Description

Presume it was a juvenile as it did not have the adult colouring. Distinctive curved beak.

There was another Kaka in the adjacent tree.

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Whistling Tree Frog Litoria ewingii

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schneehagen

Date

September 21, 2019 10:58 PM NZST

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Domestic Mallard Anas platyrhynchos var. domesticus

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kaylene

Date

May 16, 2013

Description

light brown and dark brown feathers on head and back and a wide white ring around its neck, with mallards

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Bellbird Anthornis melanura

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saracoutinho

Date

August 24, 2019 11:27 AM NZST

Description

A couple (three?) bellbirds talking to each other (and a faint kereru flying past).

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Pacific Reef-Heron Egretta sacra

Observer

gus320

Date

November 16, 2018 11:54 AM NZDT

Description

Feeding in the shallows on a low but incoming tide. Was in the middle of a large number of oystercatchers and black backed gulls until the water level saw them depart. Had to fight off a couple of gulls to keep its catch. Flew off to the east after 20 min of observing.

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Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Date

October 17, 2018 11:35 AM NZDT

Description

1 fledgling and 2 adults

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Humpback Whale Megaptera novaeangliae

Observer

harryrosenthal

Date

September 17, 2018 07:10 AM AEST

Description

calf

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Leopard Seal Hydrurga leptonyx

Observer

jacobl

Date

September 7, 2018 11:20 PM NZST

Description

About 3m long! It was slowly making its way down to the sea.