Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Fur Seal Arctocephalus forsteri

Observer

joedillon

Date

July 30, 2017 03:20 PM NZST
New Zealand Fur Seal - Photo (c) Sid Mosdell, some rights reserved (CC BY)
oscarkokako's ID: New Zealand Fur Seal (Arctocephalus forsteri)
Added on August 14, 2021
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Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Subantarctic Fur Seal Arctocephalus tropicalis

Observer

pjd1

Date

December 19, 2020 11:18 AM NZDT

Description

One adult noted resting up in kekeno (Arctocephalus forsteri) rookery. Of course it elected to lie down when I tried to get images of it from the closest I could safely get. And the best image has a female kekeno plonked infront of it.

Anyway, salient features are that the face and chest of this individual was coloured pale creamy orange - very distinctive when compared to the kekeno surrounding it.

These two images are the best I have alas.

Subantarctic Fur Seal - Photo (c) colin_miskelly, all rights reserved
oscarkokako's ID: Subantarctic Fur Seal (Arctocephalus tropicalis)
Added on August 14, 2021
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Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Subantarctic Fur Seal Arctocephalus tropicalis

Observer

pjd1

Date

December 19, 2020 11:18 AM NZDT

Description

One adult noted resting up in kekeno (Arctocephalus forsteri) rookery. Of course it elected to lie down when I tried to get images of it from the closest I could safely get. And the best image has a female kekeno plonked infront of it.

Anyway, salient features are that the face and chest of this individual was coloured pale creamy orange - very distinctive when compared to the kekeno surrounding it.

These two images are the best I have alas.

Subantarctic Fur Seal - Photo (c) colin_miskelly, all rights reserved
oscarkokako's ID: Subantarctic Fur Seal (Arctophoca tropicalis [inactive])
Added on August 12, 2021
Maverick
(Inactive Taxon)

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What

Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata

Observer

amanhunt

Date

July 25, 2021 01:14 PM NZST

Description

How did this egg (duck?) get 100m up and 20 mins walk into a beach forest? Last photo shows exact in situ as found.
Egg about the size of a chicken egg.

Paradise Shelduck - Photo (c) Michael, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
oscarkokako's ID: Paradise Shelduck (Tadorna variegata)
Added on August 01, 2021
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What

Common Diving-Petrel Pelecanoides urinatrix

Observer

sunita

Date

July 23, 2021 04:44 PM NZST
Common Diving-Petrel - Photo (c) Oscar Thomas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
oscarkokako's ID: Common Diving-Petrel (Pelecanoides urinatrix)
Added on July 31, 2021
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What

New Zealand Fur Seal Arctocephalus forsteri

Observer

joedillon

Date

July 30, 2017 03:20 PM NZST
New Zealand Fur Seal - Photo (c) Sid Mosdell, some rights reserved (CC BY)
oscarkokako's ID: New Zealand Fur Seal (Arctophoca forsteri [inactive])
Added on July 21, 2021
Maverick
(Inactive Taxon) Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Cook's Petrel Pterodroma cookii

Observer

rachelfewster

Date

April 2021

Description

Boot for scale: ~28 cm long; found on Lower Kauri Track while there for approved trap-checks. Perhaps caught in storms a few days earlier.

Cook's Petrel - Photo (c) ddecaix, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
oscarkokako's ID: Cook's Petrel (Pterodroma cookii)
Added on July 11, 2021
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What

Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans

Observer

simonjpierce

Date

February 13, 2021 10:52 AM AEST
Wandering Albatross - Photo (c) johneichler, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
oscarkokako's ID: Wandering Albatross (Diomedea exulans)
Added on July 11, 2021
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What

Australasian Bittern Botaurus poiciloptilus

Observer

lloyd_esler

Date

February 2021
Australasian Bittern - Photo (c) chrismorse, all rights reserved
oscarkokako's ID: Australasian Bittern (Botaurus poiciloptilus)
Added on July 05, 2021
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What

Tūī Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae

Observer

dave_holland

Date

July 1, 2021 09:11 PM NZST

Description

This tui has been hanging around this area for about a month making all sorts of weird calls. At the very start of this recording you can hear it's imitation of a karearea!

Tūī - Photo (c) jacqui-nz, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
oscarkokako's ID: Tūī (Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae)
Added on July 05, 2021
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What

Antipodean Albatross Diomedea exulans ssp. antipodensis

Observer

mrutherford

Date

January 2007
Antipodean Albatross - Photo (c) Duncan, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
oscarkokako's ID: Antipodean Albatross (Diomedea exulans ssp. antipodensis)
Added on June 21, 2021
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What

Gibson's Albatross Diomedea exulans ssp. gibsoni

Observer

lawrencetroup

Date

November 2020
Gibson's Albatross - Photo (c) David Vander Pluym, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
oscarkokako's ID: Gibson's Albatross (Diomedea exulans ssp. gibsoni)
Added on June 20, 2021
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What

Snowy Albatross Diomedea exulans ssp. exulans

Observer

hmbbirder

Date

November 2018
Snowy Albatross - Photo (c) John B, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
oscarkokako's ID: Snowy Albatross (Diomedea exulans ssp. exulans)
Added on June 20, 2021
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Photos / Sounds

What

Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans

Observer

hmbbirder

Date

November 2018
Gibson's Albatross - Photo (c) David Vander Pluym, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
oscarkokako's ID: Gibson's Albatross (Diomedea exulans ssp. gibsoni)
Added on June 20, 2021
Leading

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What

Wandering Albatross Diomedea exulans

Observer

dickcannings

Date

November 2008
Gibson's Albatross - Photo (c) David Vander Pluym, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
oscarkokako's ID: Gibson's Albatross (Diomedea exulans ssp. gibsoni)
Added on June 20, 2021
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What

Gibson's Albatross Diomedea exulans ssp. gibsoni

Observer

morten

Date

April 2019
Gibson's Albatross - Photo (c) David Vander Pluym, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
oscarkokako's ID: Gibson's Albatross (Diomedea exulans ssp. gibsoni)
Added on June 20, 2021
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What

Antipodean Albatross Diomedea exulans ssp. antipodensis

Observer

tangatawhenua

Date

July 2016

Description

Spotted a large log that turned into an albatross when we got closer.

Obviously enjoying the Tohe as it stayed put when I went to get photos.

I have tentatively given this the ID of Antipodean albatross as from NZbirdsonline ID system this is the only one that lives within this area (30 - 50 degrees north-south and here is 34 degrees).

Or it could be Gibson's albatross (Diomedea antipodensis gibsoni)

Find of the day and this is what you missed out on @rongoa :D

Antipodean Albatross - Photo (c) Duncan, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
oscarkokako's ID: Antipodean Albatross (Diomedea exulans ssp. antipodensis)
Added on June 20, 2021
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What

Antipodean Albatross Diomedea exulans ssp. antipodensis

Observer

mrutherford

Date

January 2007
Antipodean Albatross - Photo (c) Duncan, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
oscarkokako's ID: Antipodean Albatross (Diomedea exulans ssp. antipodensis)
Added on June 20, 2021
Improving

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What

Spotless Crake Zapornia tabuensis

Observer

samhg

Date

December 21, 2020 02:52 PM NZDT

Description

Clucks start at around 10 seconds - wondering if pukeko or potentially a crake?

Spotless Crake - Photo (c) Leo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
oscarkokako's ID: Spotless Crake (Zapornia tabuensis)
Added on June 10, 2021
Improving

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What

Rails, Gallinules, and Coots Family Rallidae

Observer

shaun-lee

Date

January 30, 2021 04:11 PM NZDT

Description

Similar to banded rail but only 2.5cm long. Very fine. HANZAB has Marsh crake and Spotless crake at 3.5cm.

Spotless Crake - Photo (c) Leo, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
oscarkokako's ID: Spotless Crake (Zapornia tabuensis)
Added on June 10, 2021
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What

Gray-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma

Observer

anasearle

Date

May 2021
Gray-headed Albatross - Photo (c) Pablo Caceres Contreras, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
oscarkokako's ID: Gray-headed Albatross (Thalassarche chrysostoma)
Added on June 08, 2021
Improving

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What

Gray-headed Albatross Thalassarche chrysostoma

Observer

hmbbirder

Date

November 2018

Place

Missing Location
Gray-headed Albatross - Photo (c) Pablo Caceres Contreras, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
oscarkokako's ID: Gray-headed Albatross (Thalassarche chrysostoma)
Added on June 08, 2021
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What

North Island Tomtit Petroica macrocephala ssp. toitoi

Observer

chrishall

Date

January 1, 2014 01:33 PM NZDT

Description

Robyn may be wairakau reserve.

North Island Tomtit - Photo (c) Pete McGregor, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
oscarkokako's ID: North Island Tomtit (Petroica macrocephala ssp. toitoi)
Added on May 29, 2021
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What

White-fronted Tern Sterna striata ssp. striata

Observer

ecoman

Date

December 2019

Place

Missing Location
New Zealand White-fronted Tern - Photo (c) Byron Chin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
oscarkokako's ID: White-fronted Tern (Sterna striata ssp. striata)
Added on May 23, 2021
Improving

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacobl

Date

March 30, 2019 12:55 PM NZDT

Description

Found under a rock in alpine scrub. I've been keeping an eye out for onychophorans for a while, but I never expected to find one in the mountains.

Ooperipatellus viridimaculatus - Photo (c) chrismorse, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
oscarkokako's ID: Ooperipatellus viridimaculatus, a member of Southern Velvetworms (Family Peripatopsidae)
Added on May 23, 2021
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What

Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

noahfenwick

Date

August 29, 2020 04:54 PM NZST
Mainland New Zealand Bellbird - Photo (c) digitaltrails, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
oscarkokako's ID: Bellbird (Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura)
Added on May 16, 2021
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What

Kōtukutuku Fuchsia excorticata

Observer

noahfenwick

Date

August 29, 2020 04:54 PM NZST
Kōtukutuku - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
oscarkokako's ID: Kōtukutuku (Fuchsia excorticata)
Added on May 15, 2021
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What

Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata

Observer

lizzie55

Date

May 2021
Light-mantled Albatross - Photo (c) Sam Gordon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
oscarkokako's ID: Light-mantled Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata)
Added on May 10, 2021
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What

Light-mantled Albatross Phoebetria palpebrata

Observer

lizzie55

Date

May 2021

Description

Large (6 foot plus) wing span grey, brown-grey, lighter grey front
Light coloured legs. Dark head 8 inches plus

Light-mantled Albatross - Photo (c) Sam Gordon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
oscarkokako's ID: Light-mantled Albatross (Phoebetria palpebrata)
Added on May 10, 2021
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What

Marsh Crake Zapornia pusilla ssp. affinis

Observer

aalbertrebergen

Date

May 2020

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

Preening in the late afternoon sun...

New Zealand Baillon's Crake - Photo (c) Oscar Thomas, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
oscarkokako's ID: Marsh Crake (Zapornia pusilla ssp. affinis)
Added on May 08, 2021
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