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What

Kakerakau Skink (Oligosoma kakerakau)

Observer

mist

Date

November 2014

Place

Private
Kakerakau Skink - Photo (c) Oscar Dove, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Oscar Dove
geoffpatt's ID: Kakerakau Skink (Oligosoma kakerakau)
Added on December 05, 2021
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Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Skinks (Genus Oligosoma)

Observer

ecoman

Date

July 2017

Description

skink under wooden disc

Mccann’s Skink - Photo (c) Carey-Knox-Southern-Scales, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Carey-Knox-Southern-Scales
geoffpatt's ID: Mccann’s Skink (Oligosoma maccanni)
Added on November 30, 2017
Leading

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What

New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

April 2012
New Zealand Grass Skink - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
geoffpatt's ID: New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)
Added on November 20, 2015
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What

Copper Skink (Oligosoma aeneum)

Observer

herpguy

Date

June 2004

Description

This skink was found during the day under debris near the entrance to Waitamo Cave, south of Hamilton in northern New Zealand.

Copper Skink - Photo (c) Timothy Harker, all rights reserved, uploaded by Timothy Harker
geoffpatt's ID: Copper Skink (Oligosoma aeneum)
Added on November 20, 2015
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What

New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

March 2013

Description

A skink I rescued from one of our neighbours' cats in our garden. By the look of its regrown tail, this isn't the first close call its had.

New Zealand Grass Skink - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
geoffpatt's ID: New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)
Added on November 20, 2015
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Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Skinks (Genus Oligosoma)

Observer

ecotype
Mccann’s Skink - Photo (c) Carey-Knox-Southern-Scales, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Carey-Knox-Southern-Scales
geoffpatt's ID: Mccann’s Skink (Oligosoma maccanni)
Added on November 20, 2015
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What

Copper Skink (Oligosoma aeneum)

Observer

epitree

Date

July 2013

Description

Under rock

Copper Skink - Photo (c) Timothy Harker, all rights reserved, uploaded by Timothy Harker
geoffpatt's ID: Copper Skink (Oligosoma aeneum)
Added on November 16, 2015
Improving

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)

Observer

leonperrie

Date

March 2014
New Zealand Grass Skink - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
geoffpatt's ID: New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)
Added on November 16, 2015
Improving

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What

New Zealand Skinks (Genus Oligosoma)

Observer

elmoz343

Date

March 2014
Canterbury Spotted Skink - Photo (c) Euan Brook, all rights reserved, uploaded by Euan Brook
geoffpatt's ID: Canterbury Spotted Skink (Oligosoma lineoocellatum)
Added on November 16, 2015
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What

Ornate Skink (Oligosoma ornatum)

Observer

zealandia2

Date

March 2014
Ornate Skink - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
geoffpatt's ID: Ornate Skink (Oligosoma ornatum)
Added on November 16, 2015
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What

Glossy Brown Skink (Oligosoma zelandicum)

Observer

mcarthurn

Date

December 2013

Description

Skink seen basking in patch of sunlight on forest floor. This is the first skink I've seen in this forest in the 6 years I've been working here, though we did have one leave footprints in a tracking tunnel 2-3 years ago

Glossy Brown Skink - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
geoffpatt's ID: Glossy Brown Skink (Oligosoma zelandicum)
Added on November 16, 2015
Improving

Photos / Sounds

What

Mccann’s Skink (Oligosoma maccanni)

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

April 2014
Mccann’s Skink - Photo (c) Carey-Knox-Southern-Scales, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Carey-Knox-Southern-Scales
geoffpatt's ID: Mccann’s Skink (Oligosoma maccanni)
Added on November 16, 2015
Improving

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What

New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

January 2010

Description

Found on rocks by the roadside.

New Zealand Grass Skink - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
geoffpatt's ID: New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)
Added on November 16, 2015
Improving

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What

Mccann’s Skink (Oligosoma maccanni)

Observer

neil_mitchell

Date

October 2014

Description

One of several similar skinks on a (sunny) north facing rock wall. about 10cm long

Mccann’s Skink - Photo (c) Carey-Knox-Southern-Scales, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Carey-Knox-Southern-Scales
geoffpatt's ID: Mccann’s Skink (Oligosoma maccanni)
Added on November 16, 2015
Improving

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What

New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)

Observer

joepb

Date

May 2015

Description

Under some treated half-round sleepers which were lying on bark chips in a young native garden in the afternoon sun.

New Zealand Grass Skink - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
geoffpatt's ID: New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)
Added on November 16, 2015
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What

Otago Skink (Oligosoma otagense)

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

May 2015

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

While lots of skinks were out sunbathing later in the afternoon, just this one keen individual was out on this cool morning.

Otago Skink - Photo (c) Andrew Blayney, all rights reserved, uploaded by Andrew Blayney
geoffpatt's ID: Otago Skink (Oligosoma otagense)
Added on November 16, 2015
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What

Copper Skink (Oligosoma aeneum)

Observer

neil_fitzgerald

Date

July 2015

Description

Pleased to find our first skink here today while planting out a new area. Next job will be to build some retreats for them.

Copper Skink - Photo (c) Timothy Harker, all rights reserved, uploaded by Timothy Harker
geoffpatt's ID: Copper Skink (Oligosoma aeneum)
Added on November 16, 2015
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Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

June 2015

Description

I disturbed two skinks (one full size and one small) from a loose crack in a rock. They were both initially pretty sluggish. I stacked in the loose rocks to make a new refuge for them around where they took shelter.

New Zealand Skinks - Photo (c) Possums' End, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Possums' End
geoffpatt's ID: New Zealand Skinks (Genus Oligosoma)
Added on November 16, 2015
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Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

June 2015

Description

I disturbed two skinks (one full size and one small) from a loose crack in a rock. They were both initially pretty sluggish. I stacked in the loose rocks to make a new refuge for them around where they took shelter.

New Zealand Grass Skink - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
geoffpatt's ID: New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)
Added on November 16, 2015
Improving

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What

New Zealand Skinks (Genus Oligosoma)

Observer

pjd1

Date

February 2012

Description

Locally common above the Mangaturuturu Stream headwaters at 1900 m a.s.l. on Mt Ruapehu. Identification made by Rod Hitchmough - apparently part of an unnamed alpine North Island component in this complex - and at this site reaching both its altitudinal and northern limit

Speckled Skink - Photo (c) Mike Lusk, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Mike Lusk
geoffpatt's ID: Speckled Skink (Oligosoma infrapunctatum)
Added on November 13, 2015
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Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)

Observer

barred_looper

Description

We came across this recently deceased skink on the footpath while out walking today. It is in a semi rural setting with paddocks etc around. Approximate location.

New Zealand Grass Skink - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
geoffpatt's ID: New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)
Added on November 13, 2015
Improving

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Skinks (Genus Oligosoma)

Observer

takeahike

Date

February 2015
Canterbury Spotted Skink - Photo (c) Euan Brook, all rights reserved, uploaded by Euan Brook
geoffpatt's ID: Canterbury Spotted Skink (Oligosoma lineoocellatum)
Added on November 11, 2015
Leading

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Skinks (Genus Oligosoma)

Observer

absoluteandy

Date

November 2015
Canterbury Spotted Skink - Photo (c) Euan Brook, all rights reserved, uploaded by Euan Brook
geoffpatt's ID: Canterbury Spotted Skink (Oligosoma lineoocellatum)
Added on November 11, 2015
Leading

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Skinks (Genus Oligosoma)

Observer

absoluteandy

Date

November 2015
Skinks - Photo (c) Zach Lim, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Zach Lim
geoffpatt's ID: Skinks (Family Scincidae)
Added on November 11, 2015
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What

New Zealand Skinks (Genus Oligosoma)

Observer

c_t_troup

Date

October 3, 2015
New Zealand Skinks - Photo (c) Possums' End, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Possums' End
geoffpatt's ID: New Zealand Skinks (Genus Oligosoma)
Added on November 11, 2015
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What

Green Skink (Oligosoma chloronoton)

Observer

janet_ledingham

Date

November 2015

Description

rocky area beyond northern end of the Conservation area

Green Skink - Photo (c) Tony Jewell, all rights reserved, uploaded by Tony Jewell
geoffpatt's ID: Green Skink (Oligosoma chloronoton)
Added on November 11, 2015
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What

New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

January 2015

Description

Fairly large as skinks go.

Tags

New Zealand Grass Skink - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
geoffpatt's ID: New Zealand Grass Skink (Oligosoma polychroma)
Added on September 25, 2015
Improving

Photos / Sounds

What

Kakerakau Skink (Oligosoma kakerakau)

Observer

mist

Date

November 2014

Place

Private
Kakerakau Skink - Photo (c) Oscar Dove, some rights reserved (CC BY), uploaded by Oscar Dove
geoffpatt's ID: Kakerakau Skink (Oligosoma "whirinaki" [inactive])
Added on September 25, 2015
Maverick
(Inactive Taxon)

Photos / Sounds

What

Otago Skink (Oligosoma otagense)

Observer

john_barkla

Date

February 2015

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

Captive

Tags

Otago Skink - Photo (c) Andrew Blayney, all rights reserved, uploaded by Andrew Blayney
geoffpatt's ID: Otago Skink (Oligosoma otagense)
Added on September 25, 2015
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What

Shore Skink (Oligosoma smithi)

Observer

nakileigh

Date

April 2015

Description

A Copper? skink in the rocks on a sunny day

Shore Skink - Photo (c) Oscar Thomas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), uploaded by Oscar Thomas
geoffpatt's ID: Shore Skink (Oligosoma smithi)
Added on September 25, 2015
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