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Observer

muruparagirl

Date

April 11, 2020 01:14 PM NZST

Description

Does anyone know what type of bird or Birds build this kind of nest?
Thanks 😀😀😀

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What

Spiders Order Araneae

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

March 7, 2020 10:58 AM +13

Description

Found floating down the horomanga stream... Rescued it but it was already quite dead... I don't know if it is identifiable.... my guess is a sheet web spider

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What

Pied Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

February 23, 2020 02:17 PM +13

Description

Don' know if this is the correct diagnoses of the birds identity.
Lake aniwhenua... They were very upset with me while I took the photos. ..maybe photo 3 is the reason why (chick?)

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What

White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae ssp. novaehollandiae

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

February 23, 2020 02:27 PM +13

Description

Lake Aniwhenua... The lake has become quite soupy with the lake weed like stuff, proberbly because of the drought .. The bird are enjoying it

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What

Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena ssp. neoxena

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

February 23, 2020 02:02 PM +13

Description

Lake Aniwhenua... Welcome swallows..

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What

Silvereye Zosterops lateralis ssp. lateralis

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

February 28, 2020 03:59 PM +13

Description

Young silvereye much to its parents horror landed on my camera bag.. We had a lovely time together for a few minutes then I moved it on as its parents were beside themselves

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What

Australasian Harrier Circus approximans

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

February 18, 2020 03:04 PM +13

Description

Saw on side of road and turned around to make sure it was properly dead.... It was but still warm... Really beautiful ... Took it to D. O. C to see if I could keep it but they said no.. . But hopefully they will put it to good use and taxderm it...

Photo 5 is Krystal my bush buddy

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Observer

muruparagirl

Date

February 16, 2020 07:12 PM +13

Description

The bumble bee colour looks exactly as it does in the photo...don't no why it's that colour.. Maybe it is just about dead (it was moving when I saw it) or maybe the sun has bleached the yellow out of it.... ???

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What

Thornapple Datura stramonium

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

February 16, 2020 07:17 PM +13

Description

Found in a weedy spot.. Known for it hallucinogenic properties. I think we know it as datura in new zealand

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Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 30, 2020 11:08 AM +13

Description

Found beside the foot path
Photo 1... egg
Photo 2... Egg with egg book
Photo 3 ... Egg measurement
Photo 4 ....my egg collection so far

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What

European Goldfinch Carduelis carduelis ssp. britannica

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 26, 2020 05:56 PM +13

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What

Tui Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 26, 2020 07:00 PM +13

Description

Rangi kani park

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What

Winged and Once-winged Insects Subclass Pterygota

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 9, 2020 06:18 PM +13

Description

Added another 2 photo's... One show the size off the shell
Huhu grub shells things I
Found a tree with weird holes when I looked at the hole saw the remain of something.
Had to pull out super carefully
I am guessing the huhu grub had started it's new adventure as a beatle

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What

Domestic Greylag Goose Anser anser var. domesticus

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

December 21, 2019 06:11 PM +13

Description

Another goose

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What

Domestic Greylag Goose Anser anser var. domesticus

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 8, 2020 09:43 PM +13

Description

A different goose

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What

Giant Canada Goose Branta canadensis ssp. maxima

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

December 21, 2019 06:07 PM +13

Description

A goose

Photos / Sounds

What

Pukeko Porphyrio melanotus ssp. melanotus

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

December 21, 2019 06:01 PM +13

Description

Pukeko chick... Took a while to figure out which bird family it belonged to.. Unless of course the Pukeko mother in photo 2 has adopted it 😀

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What

Australasian Coot Fulica atra ssp. australis

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

December 21, 2019 05:55 PM +13

Description

Real wacky feet

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What

Buff-tailed Bumble Bee Bombus terrestris

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 8, 2020 07:29 PM +13

Description

Curious to know what species of bumble bee this and what's going on with those big orange things on its legs?

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What

Hawthorn Crataegus monogyna

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 8, 2020 07:42 PM +13

Description

Don't know what these are. Growing in a very mess hedge.. In Murupara there are a lot of random fruit trees in odd places.... Plum trees everywhere

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What

Ox-eye Daisy Leucanthemum vulgare

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 1, 2020 06:33 PM +13

Description

Kani Rangi park
Waste land weed

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What

Green Vegetable Bug Nezara viridula

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 1, 2020 07:14 PM +13

Description

Kani Rangi Park
Beatle in waste land weeds

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Square

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 1, 2020 07:01 PM +13

Description

Kani rangi park
Tiny earwig like thing on my back pack

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What

Black Pasture Fly Hydrellia tritici

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 1, 2020 06:55 PM +13

Description

Kani rangi park
Life in the waste land weeds

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What

Green Vegetable Bug Nezara viridula

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

January 1, 2020 07:14 PM +13

Description

Kani rangi park
Waste land weeds are teaming with life

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What

Bird's-Foot Ornithopus perpusillus

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

December 30, 2019 08:12 PM +13

Description

Kani Rangi park
- Waste land weed
- Also known as wild serradella
- very long taper root 😀 see photo 5

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What

Tarweed Bellardia viscosa

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

December 30, 2019 08:06 PM +13

Description

Kani Rangi park

- Waste land weed
- My NZ weed book suggests its tarweed
- It is sticky and has a pleasant smell
- Fibrous Roots

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What

Scotch Thistle Gall Fly Urophora stylata

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

December 28, 2019

Description

Found another gall fly... On a walk

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What

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos ssp. clarkei

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

December 26, 2019 08:58 PM +13

Description

Second egg found today... Real speckles on Egg (I thought it was Dirt).... Photo 3 next to egg identification book... Photo 4 my egg collection so far

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What

Western European Blackbird Turdus merula ssp. merula

Observer

muruparagirl

Date

December 26, 2019 08:50 PM +13

Description

Found 2 egg remains today.. I am very excited... photo 3 egg next to egg identifying book.... Photo 4 my egg collection so far

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