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Silverleaf Fungus Chondrostereum purpureum

Observer

danrob

Date

May 17, 2020 11:44 AM NZST

Description

Lilac to vivid warm purple fungus growing under fallen Poplar tree poles which are slightly wider than an average adult human big toe

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South Island Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa ssp. fuliginosa

Observer

danrob

Date

April 20, 2020 05:04 PM NZST

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No photos or sounds

What

Little Owl Athene noctua

Observer

danrob

Date

April 5, 2020 03:54 AM NZST

Description

Two people Heard Little Owl alarm calls, and then circling territory calls at night. Area is near very tall trees between two arboretums, and near cleared pastoral land.
Confirmed against nzbirdsonline sound recordings.

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Pohuehue Muehlenbeckia australis

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:13 PM +13

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Harakeke Phormium tenax

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:15 PM +13

Description

Growing in the middle of a clump of gorse

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Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:35 PM +13

Description

Very tiny bug. It was found by a child.

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Spotted Ground Swift Spider Nyssus coloripes

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:42 PM +13

Description

Flatter shiny carapace than spotted swift. This one jumps occasionally. Slower moving and forelimbs are black/brown. White dots on back but no tip tail dot to indicate whitetail.

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Mahoe Melicytus ramiflorus

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:32 PM +13

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Spotted Ground Swift Spider Nyssus coloripes

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:44 PM +13

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Spider-hunting Wasps Family Pompilidae

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:51 PM +13

Description

Dead black wasp like insect about 1cm long

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Wide-banded Tiger Beetle Neocicindela latecincta

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:52 PM +13

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Huhu Prionoplus reticularis

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:54 PM +13

Description

Pupae and adults in pine stumps

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Beard Lichens Genus Usnea

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:54 PM +13

Description

Woolly looking Lichen growing on a pinus radiata stump

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Bittersweet Nightshade Solanum dulcamara

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 01:59 PM +13

Description

Small Purple flowers with bright yellow parts. Yellow and red berries.

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Docks Genus Rumex

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 02:16 PM +13

Description

Narrow leaves, stripy stalk. Lots of spent flowers and seed heads on branching areas looking like miniature sprouts. No idea what it is.

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No photos or sounds

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Rufous Night-Heron Nycticorax caledonicus

Observer

danrob

Date

March 22, 2020 02:09 AM +13

Description

At 2am Woken by two or three birds making a peculiar qu-ook call flying overhead very close. Checked nzbirdonline for the little owl, barn owl etc but closest calls on the site was the nankeen-night-heron

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Grasshoppers, Crickets, and Katydids Order Orthoptera

Observer

danrob

Date

March 11, 2020 12:35 PM +13

Description

Two crickets, initially "piggybacking" rolled down the embankment.

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Gilled Mushrooms Order Agaricales

Observer

danrob

Date

February 27, 2020 12:45 PM +13

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Kokihi Tetragonia implexicoma

Observer

danrob

Date

February 29, 2020 04:26 PM +13

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Akiraho Olearia paniculata

Observer

danrob

Date

February 27, 2020 12:50 PM +13

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European Water-Plantain Alisma plantago-aquatica

Observer

danrob

Date

January 25, 2020 12:12 PM NZDT

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Richards Toetoe Austroderia richardii

Observer

danrob

Date

January 25, 2020 12:09 PM NZDT

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New Zealand Cabbage Tree Cordyline australis

Observer

danrob

Date

January 25, 2020 12:08 PM NZDT

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Fringed Willowherb Epilobium ciliatum

Observer

danrob

Date

January 25, 2020 12:02 PM NZDT

Description

I found another of these earlier possibly this is a later stage after flowering.

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Miki Coprosma propinqua

Observer

danrob

Date

January 25, 2020 11:56 AM NZDT

Description

Little leafed Coprosma, growing amongst other coprosmas, flax and cabbage trees near a wetland near the coast.

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What

Coprosma Genus Coprosma

Observer

danrob

Date

January 25, 2020 11:55 AM NZDT

Description

Unsure if this is Shining Karamu as the leaves appear to be pointy.

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Fringed Willowherb Epilobium ciliatum

Observer

danrob

Date

January 25, 2020 11:42 AM NZDT

Description

Unknown plant with tiny flowers, less than 3mm across. Aphids and some kind of woolly scale. Let me know if you thing they are worth listing separately.

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Observer

danrob

Date

January 25, 2020 12:25 PM NZDT

Description

This tiny cricket was about 8mm-10cm without antenna.

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Harakeke Phormium tenax

Observer

danrob

Date

January 25, 2020 11:43 AM NZDT

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Red-billed Gull Chroicocephalus novaehollandiae ssp. scopulinus

Observer

danrob

Date

January 25, 2020 12:56 PM NZDT

Description

An individual bird, flying, smaller than the black backed gulls, and bill looked red/orange.

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