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What

Australian Bull Ray (Myliobatis tenuicaudata)

Observer

d_kluza

Date

January 31, 2015 07:29 PM NZDT
Australian Bull Ray - Photo (c) beaumasters, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by beaumasters
grahame's ID: Australian Bull Ray (Myliobatis tenuicaudata)
Added on June 12, 2024
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Australian Bull Ray (Myliobatis tenuicaudata)

Observer

d_kluza

Date

January 31, 2015
Australian Bull Ray - Photo (c) beaumasters, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by beaumasters
grahame's ID: Australian Bull Ray (Myliobatis tenuicaudata)
Added on June 12, 2024
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Australian Bull Ray (Myliobatis tenuicaudata)

Date

December 25, 2014 12:52 PM NZDT

Description

Two caught with squid bait.

Australian Bull Ray - Photo (c) beaumasters, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by beaumasters
grahame's ID: Australian Bull Ray (Myliobatis tenuicaudata)
Added on June 12, 2024
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)

Observer

eleanor_bissell

Date

Missing Date

Place

Missing Location
House Sparrow - Photo (c) Ximo Galarza, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
grahame's ID: House Sparrow (Passer domesticus)
Added on May 22, 2024
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What

New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)

Observer

eleanor_bissell

Date

March 10, 2024 03:29 PM NZDT

Description

Mantis was eating a bee.

New Zealand Mantis - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY)
grahame's ID: New Zealand Mantis (Orthodera novaezealandiae)
Added on March 10, 2024
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What

Snowy Albatross (Diomedea exulans)

Observer

mandyh

Date

March 27, 2015

Description

On a return trip from White Island we had gone about ten kilometres when we came a cross these albatross along with other seabirds and dolphins.

Snowy Albatross - Photo (c) Greg Lasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Greg Lasley
grahame's ID: Snowy Albatross (Diomedea exulans)
Added on January 29, 2024
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Wandering Albatross Species Complex (Complex Diomedea exulans)

Observer

steveattwood

Date

June 25, 2014

Description

According to NZ birds on line this bird is the Antipodean albatross sub-species Gibson's (Diomedea antipodensis gibsoni). But other authorities seem to agree with Naturewatch by classifying this bird as a sub species of wandering albatross (Diomedea exulans gibsoni). Either way it was a magnificent bird to observe.

Snowy Albatross - Photo (c) Greg Lasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Greg Lasley
grahame's ID: Snowy Albatross (Diomedea exulans)
Added on January 29, 2024
Leading
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Snowy Albatross (Diomedea exulans)

Observer

larusnz

Date

Missing Date

Description

Juvenile seen in about 2006, was rescued by DoC

Snowy Albatross - Photo (c) Greg Lasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Greg Lasley
grahame's ID: Snowy Albatross (Diomedea exulans)
Added on January 29, 2024
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Hard Ferns (Genus Blechnum)

Observer

savannahjune

Date

June 23, 2017

Description

Blechnum fern with separate reproductive and photosynthetic stalks.

Swamp Kiokio - Photo (c) Geoffrey Cox, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Geoffrey Cox
grahame's ID: Swamp Kiokio (Blechnum minus)
Added on January 19, 2024
Leading
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Asian Paper Wasp (Polistes chinensis)

Observer

diane-nz

Date

June 21, 2023 12:07 PM NZST

Description

We observed a magpie eat the three wasps.

Typical Paper Wasps - Photo (c) Didier, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
grahame's ID: Typical Paper Wasps (Genus Polistes)
Added on January 11, 2024
Supporting

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What

Hard Ferns (Genus Blechnum)

Observer

savannahjune

Date

June 23, 2017

Description

Blechnum fern with separate reproductive and photosynthetic stalks.

Swamp Kiokio - Photo (c) Geoffrey Cox, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Geoffrey Cox
grahame's ID: Swamp Kiokio (Parablechnum minus [inactive])
Added on January 2, 2024
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(Inactive Taxon) Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Eastern Cattle Egret (Bubulcus coromandus)

Observer

hokonui

Date

October 10, 2015

Place

Hina hina (Google, OSM)

Description

Perhaps a Cattle Egret?

First time I've seen an egret but it appeared to be a shorter and stockier bird than the Eastern Great Egret documented here.

Eastern Cattle Egret - Photo (c) Ben Tsai蔡維哲, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Ben Tsai蔡維哲
grahame's ID: Eastern Cattle Egret (Bubulcus coromandus)
Added on December 12, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

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What

Southern Royal Albatross (Diomedea epomophora)

Observer

onildo_marini

Date

November 13, 2006 08:08 PM -02
Southern Royal Albatross - Photo (c) tam_topes, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by tam_topes
grahame's ID: Southern Royal Albatross (Diomedea epomophora)
Added on November 28, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Southern Royal Albatross (Diomedea epomophora)

Observer

steveattwood

Date

June 25, 2014

Description

A last minute opportunity to do the "albatross encounter" trip at Kaikoura resulted in a great range of species for a winter trip. It was a rough day so we had to stay within the shelter of the peninsula but nevertheless a good range of pelagic species came to the boat.
These included: 4 northern royal albatross, and six southern. Unfortunately I lack the skills/knowledge to different between the two for this observation.

Southern Royal Albatross - Photo (c) tam_topes, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by tam_topes
grahame's ID: Southern Royal Albatross (Diomedea epomophora)
Added on November 28, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Northern Royal Albatross (Diomedea sanfordi)

Observer

toucan22

Date

August 13, 2014
Northern Royal Albatross - Photo (c) Sandy Thomas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Sandy Thomas
grahame's ID: Northern Royal Albatross (Diomedea sanfordi)
Added on November 28, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Australian Tern (Gelochelidon macrotarsa)

Observer

steveattwood

Date

November 29, 2014

Description

A flock of gull-bird tern in adult breeding plumage circled me for several minutes calling loudly during a visit to Kaituna Lagoon end of Lake Ellesmere. Associating strongly with caspian tern and black-billed gulls. Interestingly their calling and circling behaviour was a virtual mimic of the caspian terns which had a breeding colony with young chicks present nearby to protect, something the gull-bills would not have had.

Gull-billed Terns - Photo (c) Greg Lasley, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Greg Lasley
grahame's ID: Gull-billed Terns (Genus Gelochelidon)
Added on October 31, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon split

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What

Black-fronted Dotterel (Charadrius melanops)

Observer

noahfenwick

Date

April 7, 2021 04:27 PM NZST

Description

Black-fronted Dotterel - Photo (c) Amaya M., some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Amaya M.
grahame's ID: Black-fronted Dotterel (Charadrius melanops)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Northern New Zealand Dotterel (Anarhynchus obscurus ssp. aquilonius)

Observer

aunty

Date

May 15, 2016
Northern New Zealand Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Northern New Zealand Dotterel (Anarhynchus obscurus ssp. aquilonius)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Northern New Zealand Dotterel (Anarhynchus obscurus ssp. aquilonius)

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

December 19, 2014 05:17 PM NZDT

Description

Adorable. Not shy.

New Zealand Plover - Photo (c) Amaya M., some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Amaya M.
grahame's ID: New Zealand Dotterel (Anarhynchus obscurus)
Added on October 30, 2023
Improving
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Northern New Zealand Dotterel (Anarhynchus obscurus ssp. aquilonius)

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

December 9, 2015 12:50 PM NZDT
Northern New Zealand Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Northern New Zealand Dotterel (Anarhynchus obscurus ssp. aquilonius)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Northern New Zealand Dotterel (Anarhynchus obscurus ssp. aquilonius)

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

November 30, 2015

Description

I always enjoy seeing these birds down on our beach although they always choose the same nesting place that is safe as long as there are no strong storms or king tides.

Northern New Zealand Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Northern New Zealand Dotterel (Anarhynchus obscurus ssp. aquilonius)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Northern New Zealand Dotterel (Anarhynchus obscurus ssp. aquilonius)

Observer

neil_fitzgerald

Date

June 4, 2012
Northern New Zealand Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Northern New Zealand Dotterel (Anarhynchus obscurus ssp. aquilonius)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus ssp. bicinctus)

Observer

steveattwood

Date

September 2, 2015

Description

Examples of the defensive/distraction display of this dotterel which was how I first found her after nearly blundering onto her nest. I grabbed a few quick shots of the display then backed off to allow her to return to her eggs.

New Zealand Double-banded Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus ssp. bicinctus)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus ssp. bicinctus)

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

April 26, 2014 02:41 PM NZST

Description

Banded dotterels at Lake Pukaki.

New Zealand Double-banded Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus ssp. bicinctus)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus ssp. bicinctus)

Observer

john_barkla

Date

January 6, 2014

Description

Many pairs on windswept sand spit

Tags

New Zealand Double-banded Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus ssp. bicinctus)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus ssp. bicinctus)

Observer

kueda

Date

November 1, 2014 05:02 PM NZDT
Double-banded Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus)

Observer

steveattwood

Date

October 4, 2014

Description

Good numbers of banded dotterel nesting along the Ashley River, some with chicks already, others still on the nest

Double-banded Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus)

Observer

steveattwood

Date

October 4, 2014

Description

good numbers of banded dotterel along the Ashley River, almost every shingle island seemed to have at least two pair or more. Chicks were very hard to see among the stones.

Double-banded Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus)

Observer

tylerbrummer

Date

January 22, 2014 02:41 PM NZDT
Double-banded Plover - Photo (c) Finn Davey, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), uploaded by Finn Davey
grahame's ID: Pohowera (Banded Dotterel) (Anarhynchus bicinctus)
Added on October 30, 2023
Supporting
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Wood Ear Fungi (Genus Auricularia)

Observer

eleanor_bissell

Date

Missing Date

Place

Missing Location
Wood Ear Fungi - Photo (c) chong_ren_huang_paul, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
grahame's ID: Wood Ear Fungi (Genus Auricularia)
Added on July 9, 2023
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