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What

Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 03:55 PM NZST

Description

Pair were high up in a pohutukawa before they flew down to the rocks to forage.

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Mātā Histiopteris incisa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 03:27 PM NZST

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Exquisite Sandgoby Favonigobius exquisitus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 03:16 PM NZST

Description

Tiny, and common in muddy tide pools on the rocks.

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Square

What

New Zealand Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus ssp. vagans

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 03:09 PM NZST

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Neptune's Necklace Hormosira banksii

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 03:08 PM NZST

Description

Growing on very muddy/silty rocks, low tide.

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Serpulid Tubeworms Family Serpulidae

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 03:05 PM NZST

Description

Very small, around 10mm or less. In a muddy tide pool on the rocks, low tide.

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Square

What

Grey Duck × Mallard Hybrid Anas superciliosa × platyrhynchos

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 02:58 PM NZST

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Purple Viper's-Bugloss Echium plantagineum

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 02:50 PM NZST

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Cape Gooseberry Physalis peruviana

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 02:06 PM NZST

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Ground Yellowjackets Genus Vespula

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 02:25 PM NZST

Description

Very active wasp nest in a pohutukawa. Sorry, only blurry photos of the wasps.

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What

Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 02:31 PM NZST

Description

Unoccupied nest under and behind a mature pohutukawa on the beach. Penguin prints on the beach nearby: https://inaturalist.nz/observations/33054249

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What

Little Penguin Eudyptula minor

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 01:55 PM NZST

Description

Several sets of footprints above the strand line. At least two, maybe more birds. Prints went on for some distance along the beach, sometimes turning into the grassy banks. Found two unoccupied nests under mature pohutukawa on the beach.

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Smooth Tare Vicia tetrasperma

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 01:40 PM NZST

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Northern New Zealand Dotterel Charadrius obscurus ssp. aquilonius

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 01:28 PM NZST

Description

Two birds foraging on a grass reserve flew across the road to the beach where two more dotterels were foraging.

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Capeweed Arctotheca calendula

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 01:19 PM NZST

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Puawhananga Clematis paniculata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 01:05 PM NZST

Description

Flowering vines common in regenerating native bush beside the coast road.

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Square

What

Garden Soldier Fly Exaireta spinigera

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 09:40 AM NZST

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Australasian Harrier Circus approximans

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 02:17 PM NZST

Description

Found washed up on the beach.

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Rig Mustelus lenticulatus

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 02:19 PM NZST

Description

50+ washed up on the beach at one location, all similar size.

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What

Shaking Brake Pteris tremula

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 09:38 AM NZST

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New Zealand Pied Shag Phalacrocorax varius ssp. varius

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 09:03 AM NZST

Description

Bird needs a morning coffee!

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Little Black Shag Phalacrocorax sulcirostris

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 09:01 AM NZST

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Oblong Spurge Euphorbia oblongata

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 08:58 AM NZST

Description

Growing on a shelly beach with other weedy plants.

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Pacific Reef-Heron [Sacra] Egretta sacra ssp. sacra

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 19, 2019 08:53 AM NZST

Description

Nice surprise to spot a reef heron foraging behind the marina breakwater. Mid-tide, incoming.

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New Zealand Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus ssp. vagans

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 05:30 PM NZST

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What

Hanging Clubmoss Phlegmariurus varius

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 05:23 PM NZST

Description

Growing on a pohutukawa trunk.

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Poa anceps

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 05:19 PM NZST

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What

Rewarewa Knightia excelsa

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 04:38 PM NZST

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Maidenhair Adiantum cunninghamii

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 04:36 PM NZST

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jacqui-nz

Date

September 18, 2019 04:34 PM NZST

Description

Seedling being smothered by pampas.

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