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Scarlet Rātā Vine Metrosideros fulgens

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stevegoodin

Date

March 7, 2019 01:26 PM NZDT

Description

I think this is Metrosideros fulgens?

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stevegoodin

Date

March 8, 2019 09:36 AM NZDT

Description

Low lying shrub at summit of Mt Manaia. I don't know what it is. Is it native?

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Observer

stevegoodin

Date

March 8, 2019 09:45 AM NZDT

Description

Fine leafed Dracophyllum (fillifolia?)

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stevegoodin

Date

March 7, 2019 10:58 AM NZDT

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stevegoodin

Date

March 7, 2019 10:59 AM NZDT

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Karaka Corynocarpus laevigatus

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

March 7, 2019 11:09 AM NZDT

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Kawakawa Piper excelsum

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

March 7, 2019 11:10 AM NZDT

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Puriri Vitex lucens

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

March 7, 2019 12:24 PM NZDT

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Observer

stevegoodin

Date

March 7, 2019 12:28 PM NZDT

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Whau Entelea arborescens

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

March 7, 2019 11:44 AM NZDT

Description

Growing in dry rocky soils next to beach. Seed pods were opening.

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Kohekohe Dysoxylum spectabile

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

March 7, 2019 11:15 AM NZDT

Description

Kohekohe adjacent to the track leading down to Peach Cove on Te Whara Loop Walk. Tree was showing the presence of seed capsules on the branches and trunk.

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Observer

stevegoodin

Date

February 26, 2019 09:16 AM NZDT

Description

Large brown stick insect observed in rimu foliage.

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Observer

stevegoodin

Date

December 29, 2018 03:04 PM NZDT

Description

Bright orange wasp

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Observer

stevegoodin

Date

February 5, 2019 09:39 AM NZDT

Description

Small flax-like Lilly with bright blue berries growing in damp silty soils next to river.

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Observer

stevegoodin

Date

February 5, 2019 12:46 PM NZDT

Description

Small flowering plant growing in silty soils beside river.

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New Zealand Lesser Short-tailed Bat Mystacina tuberculata

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 21, 2019 10:30 PM NZDT

Description

NZ Lesser Short-tailed bat captured during DoC tag, release and track operation. Pic 2 shows bat being held after insertion of PIT tag and application of glue to close entry wound. Pic 3 is bitmap sonogram of NZ Lesser Short-tail bat.

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N.Z. Long-tailed Bat Chalinolobus tuberculatus

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 21, 2019 11:59 PM NZDT

Description

NZ Long-tailed bat captured and tagged during recent DoC tracking programme. Bat about to be released.

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Blue Water-Speedwell Veronica anagallis-aquatica

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 31, 2019 11:10 AM NZDT

Description

Unknown weedy looking plants growing on sand gravels next to river. Native?

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Butterfly Bush Buddleja davidii

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 31, 2019 11:44 AM NZDT

Description

Small buddleia plants growing on sandy gravels next to river.

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Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 31, 2019 01:02 PM NZDT

Description

Unknown plant growing on gravels next to river. Has soft leaves and soft hairs on red stems.

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Stick Insects Order Phasmida

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 3, 2019 11:20 AM NZDT

Description

Observed on Manuka and Puriri leaves.

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White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae ssp. novaehollandiae

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 2, 2019 09:10 AM NZDT

Description

Two pairs seen on sandy and rocky shoreline. One pair roosted overnight in Norfolk Pine tree.

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Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 2, 2019 09:17 AM NZDT

Description

Several pairs observed on sandy and rocky shoreline.

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Morepork Ninox novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 3, 2019 08:42 AM NZDT

Description

Morepork (Ruru) observed in Manuka bush. They started calling at about 8:30pm with the typical "more pork" but interspersed a quiter grumbling sort of call. They quitened during the night but started again just on sunrise.

Morepork
Ninox novaeseelandiae
Order: Strigiformes
Family: Strigidae

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Sea Potato Echinocardium cordatum

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 1, 2019 06:54 AM NZDT

Description

Looks like a relative of the Sand Dollar. Found in shallow water on a substrate of fine sand. Sand Dollars also present nearby.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Echinoidea
Subclass: Euechinoidea
Superorder: Gnathostomata
Order: Clypeasteroida

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Cake Urchin Fellaster zelandiae

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

January 1, 2019 06:53 AM NZDT

Description

Found in shallow water on a substrate of very fine sand and some mud.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Echinodermata
Class: Echinoidea
Subclass: Euechinoidea
Superorder: Gnathostomata
Order: Clypeasteroida

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Observer

stevegoodin

Date

December 20, 2018 11:39 AM NZDT

Description

Iridescent horned weevil.

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New Zealand Dabchick Poliocephalus rufopectus

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

December 12, 2018 04:09 PM NZDT

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North Island Fantail Rhipidura fuliginosa ssp. placabilis

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

December 12, 2018 04:00 PM NZDT

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Pied Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus

Observer

stevegoodin

Date

December 12, 2018 03:50 PM NZDT
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