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Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae

Observer

grahame

Date

March 22, 2019

Description

The best place to see the Cape Barron now is from the track on the western side of the wetland by the houses.
Look across in to the paddocks from there.

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Self Heal Prunella vulgaris

Observer

grahame

Date

March 22, 2019

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Forget-Me-Nots Genus Myosotis

Observer

grahame

Date

March 22, 2019

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Cabbages and Mustards Genus Brassica

Observer

grahame

Date

March 22, 2019

Description

These are the flowers of the unknown brassica in this observation.
https://inaturalist.nz/observations/21140324

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Pittosporum Psyllid Trioza vitreoradiata

Observer

grahame

Date

March 20, 2019

Description

@silversea_starsong @jon_sullivan
Thanks folks for the introducton to these little critters.
It's taken a couple of weeks of hunting to find a population of these small psyllids.
Image 5 is psyllid ‘sugars’. The white ‘sugars’ are wax-coated honeydew droplets ejected by the psyllid.

Landcare factsheet
https://nzacfactsheets.landcareresearch.co.nz/factsheet/InterestingInsects/Pittosporum-psyllid---Trioza-vitreoradiata.html

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German Yellowjacket Vespula germanica

Observer

grahame

Date

March 20, 2019

Description

German Wasp Nest

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Giant Willow Aphid Tuberolachnus salignus

Observer

grahame

Date

March 20, 2019

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Blue Water-Speedwell Veronica anagallis-aquatica

Observer

grahame

Date

March 20, 2019

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Observer

grahame

Date

March 20, 2019

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Plantain Moth Scopula rubraria

Observer

grahame

Date

March 20, 2019

Description

A pretty moth.
Looks nice in it's natural environment.

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Observer

grahame

Date

March 19, 2019

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Observer

grahame

Date

March 19, 2019

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Observer

grahame

Date

March 19, 2019

Description

This Orocrambus was a light grey colour

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Observer

grahame

Date

March 19, 2019

Description

I'm guessing Pseudocoremia suavis

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Tall Flatsedge Cyperus eragrostis

Observer

grahame

Date

March 18, 2019

Description

Another invader making it's presence known.
Coming in from the residential area to the north of Travis.

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Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

grahame

Date

March 18, 2019

Description

9 Bellbirds around the culvert today and another 2 back by the shade houses.
Haven't seen that many at Travis before.
The ones at the culvert seemed to be mainly feeding on the Giant Willow Aphid in the Willows

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Sheep Genus Ovis

Observer

grahame

Date

March 18, 2019

Description

Who you calling different ??

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Common Bag Moth Liothula omnivora

Observer

grahame

Date

March 16, 2019

Description

At least 8 of these actively feeding today.

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Swamp Crane Fly Zelandotipula novarae

Observer

grahame

Date

March 16, 2019

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Common Garden Katydid Caedicia simplex

Observer

grahame

Date

March 16, 2019

Description

Heaps of these around this bit of Travis at present.

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Greylined Featherfoot Stathmopoda plumbiflua

Observer

grahame

Date

March 15, 2019 11:58 AM NZDT

Description

I think I have the id correct but the really bristly legs are different to a couple of earlier ones I have.

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Lesser Meadow Katydids Genus Conocephalus

Observer

grahame

Date

March 13, 2019

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Gall and Forest Midges Family Cecidomyiidae

Observer

grahame

Date

March 13, 2019

Description

Then again I may be wrong with this id

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Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

grahame

Date

March 13, 2019

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Observer

grahame

Date

March 13, 2019

Description

Pretty critter.
The purple trailing edge has me puzzled

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Large Spotted Ladybird Beetle Harmonia conformis

Observer

grahame

Date

March 12, 2019 11:05 AM NZDT

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Cabbages and Mustards Genus Brassica

Observer

grahame

Date

March 11, 2019

Description

Does anyone have any thoughts on this ??
Cheers

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Barbary Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea risoria

Observer

grahame

Date

March 10, 2019

Description

A nice surprise at Travis this afternoon.

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Observer

grahame

Date

March 10, 2019

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What

Large Crane Flies Family Tipulidae

Observer

grahame

Date

March 10, 2019
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