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Tui Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 21, 2020 11:55 AM NZST

Description

Tuis at bird feeder;photos are of different birds

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Otago Skink Oligosoma otagense

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 21, 2020 12:32 PM NZST

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

Otago Skink (Oligosoma otagense), captive animals in enclosure. The photos are of 1 adult and 3 juveniles; you will need to look hard to see the third juvenile

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Climbing Clubmoss Lycopodium volubile

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 21, 2020 11:13 AM NZST

Description

Lycopodium volubile, common on margins of regenerating native shrubland

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South Island Kaka Nestor meridionalis ssp. meridionalis

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 21, 2020 11:47 AM NZST

Description

Kaka at bird feeder

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Shiny Filmy-Fern Hymenophyllum flabellatum

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 21, 2020 11:35 AM NZST

Description

Hymenophyllum flabellatum, local on tree fern trunk

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Kotukutuku Fuchsia excorticata

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 21, 2020 12:27 PM NZST

Description

Fuchsia excorticata, small tree in regenerating native forest coming into bloom

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Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 21, 2020 10:58 AM NZST

Description

Dibaeis arcuata, common on earth banks in regenerating native forest

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Hupiro Coprosma foetidissima

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 21, 2020 11:15 AM NZST

Description

Coprosma foetidissima, common in regenerating native shrubland

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david_lyttle

Date

July 21, 2020 11:08 AM NZST

Description

Baeomyces heteromorphus, common on earth banks in regenerating native forest

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Tupaia Tupeia antarctica

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 02:28 PM NZST

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

Tupeia antarctica, large plant protected by possum sleeve, hemiparasitic on Plagiantus regius

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Kokihi Tetragonia implexicoma

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 12:10 PM NZST

Description

Tetragonia implexicoma, common on coastal banks

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New Zealand Silvereye Zosterops lateralis ssp. lateralis

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 11:36 AM NZST

Description

Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis), two birds feeding. Where do all the silvereyes go during winter? They go to the beach and party on invertebrates living in piles of rotting seaweed.

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Knawel Scleranthus biflorus

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 12:32 PM NZST

Description

Scleranthus biflorus, very local on consolidated sand dune.
@john_barkla I found enough fruit fragments in the photo to confirm your ID

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South Island Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 11:38 AM NZST

Description

South Island Pied Oystercatcher (Haematopus finschi), single bird near creek outlet

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Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 11:17 AM NZST

Description

Variable Oystercatcher (Haematopus unicolor), pair on beach

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Green Mistletoe Ileostylus micranthus

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 02:57 PM NZST

Description

Ileostylus micranthus, occasional plants, hemiparasitic on Coprosma crassifolia in remnant native vegetation

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New Zealand Ice Plant Disphyma australe ssp. australe

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 12:06 PM NZST

Description

Disphyma australe, common on coastal banks

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Pingao Ficinia spiralis

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 12:24 PM NZST

Description

Ficinia spiralis, plants persisting from conservation plantings in face of marram invasion

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Kidney Weed Dichondra repens

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 12:48 PM NZST

Description

Dichondra repens, occasional plants amongst exotic grasses

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Sand Coprosma Coprosma acerosa

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 12:37 PM NZST

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

Coprosma acerosa, localised, mature plants on dunes in marram grass dominated vegetation

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Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 02:49 PM NZST

Description

Chenopodium nutans subsp nutans, locally common under Pinus radiata shelterbelt

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New Zealand Bindweed Calystegia tuguriorum

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 11, 2020 02:43 PM NZST

Description

Calystegia tuguriorum, occasional plants on margin of native forest remnant

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david_lyttle

Date

July 3, 2020 04:46 PM NZST

Description

Stereocaulon ramulosum, locally common on weathered basalt outcrop

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Cook Strait Kowhai Sophora molloyi

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 3, 2020 04:15 PM NZST

Description

Sophora molloyi, cultivated plant

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Coastal Kowhai Sophora chathamica

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 3, 2020 04:23 PM NZST

Description

Sophora aff chathamica, cultivated plant; local variant of this species. Plant grown from seed collected on the Otago Peninsula from a small local wild population. Flowers earlier than S. microphylla which is the predominant species in the area.

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New Zealand Groundsel Senecio minimus

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 3, 2020 04:27 PM NZST

Description

Senecio minimus, common on waste ground

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Southern Rata Metrosideros umbellata

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 3, 2020 04:21 PM NZST

Description

Metrosideros umbellata, cultivated plant, early-flowering. This particular tree consistently produces flowers in mid-winter

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Cutleaf Burnweed Senecio glomeratus

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 3, 2020 04:28 PM NZST

Description

Senecio glomeratus, common on waste ground.

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Speedwells and Hebes Genus Veronica

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 3, 2020 04:38 PM NZST

Description

Veronica speciosa hybrid If anyone can tell me which cultivar this I would be happy to know. Shrub approx 2 m tal fairly open, conspicuous purple leaf buds

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Giant Flowered Broom Carmichaelia williamsii

Observer

david_lyttle

Date

July 3, 2020 04:31 PM NZST

Place

Otago, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

Carmichaelia williamsii, cultivated plant

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