Photos / Sounds

What

Kererū Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae

Observer

tony_wills

Date

September 21, 2010 02:20 PM NZST
Kererū - Photo (c) Justin Bell, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)
m_jon's ID: Kererū (Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae)
Added on November 20, 2014. 3 people agree, 0 disagree

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What

French broom Genista monspessulana

Observer

tony_wills

Date

September 21, 2010 02:20 PM NZST

Description

Not sure what tree this Kereru was feeding on (Kereru observation is at 1083621)

French broom - Photo (c) Tom Hilton, some rights reserved (CC BY)
m_jon's ID: French broom (Genista monspessulana)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees

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What

Parekareka Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus

Observer

john_barkla

Date

November 8, 2013

Description

Dead on sandy beach

Parekareka - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
m_jon's ID: Parekareka (Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Parekareka Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus

Observer

katiew

Date

November 6, 2013

Place

Shag Beach (Google, OSM)

Description

Shags nesting on cliffs between Andersons Lagoon and the Shag River mouth.

Parekareka - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
m_jon's ID: Parekareka (Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 3 people agree, 4 disagree
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Parekareka Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus

Observer

grahame

Date

September 15, 2013

Description

This immature Spotted Shag has been living at Bexley Wetland for the past few weeks while he underwent a moult.
This is the first time I've been able to get close to him.

Parekareka - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
m_jon's ID: Parekareka (Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Parekareka Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus

Observer

jonette

Date

September 3, 2011 09:39 AM NZST

Description

Parekareka

Parekareka - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
m_jon's ID: Parekareka (Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 3 people agree, 4 disagree
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Parekareka Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus

Observer

meurkc

Date

June 15, 2013

Description

not exact location

Parekareka - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
m_jon's ID: Parekareka (Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Parekareka Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus

Observer

d_kluza

Date

October 17, 2010
Parekareka - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
m_jon's ID: Parekareka (Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees
Added as part of a taxon swap

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What

Parekareka Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus

Observer

tina_troup

Date

January 12, 2013

Description

Pre-fledglings on rock ledges

Parekareka - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
m_jon's ID: Parekareka (Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Parekareka Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus

Observer

steveattwood

Date

November 11, 2012

Description

a sizeable group of spotted shag were rooting on a sandbank at the mouth of Ashley River. I was able to observe comings and goings for some time before the tide finally covered the bank and the birds moved on.
Present were adults in breeding plumage, non-breeding plumage and juveniles in mottled brown plumage. This group of birds is regularly on this bank at low tides and quite tolerant of the whitebaiters that surround them at this time of year.

Parekareka - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
m_jon's ID: Parekareka (Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Parekareka Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus

Observer

nikbaines

Date

October 21, 2012
Parekareka - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
m_jon's ID: Parekareka (Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

What

Parekareka Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus

Observer

steveattwood

Date

September 2, 2012

Description

A species of cormorant endemic to New Zealand. Compared with typical cormorants, the Spotted Shag is a light-coloured bird. Its back is brown. Its belly is pale blue-grey (often appearing white), and the white continues up the sides of the neck and face, but the throat and the top of the head are dark blue-green. In the mating season, it has an obvious double crest. There is little sexual dimorphism.
Spotted Shags feed at sea, often in substantial flocks, taking its prey from mid-water rather than the bottom. It is likely that pilchard and anchovy are important prey species.
Spotted Shags nest in colonies of 10-700 pairs, these colonies are generally found on the ledges of coastal cliffs (see photo at right) or on rocky islets. In the South Island, they are particularly readily observed around Banks Peninsula; there is a large nesting colony immediately south of the city of Christchurch. In Wellington Harbour there is a large colony on a rocky outcrop known as "Shag Rock" just off the south-west end of Matiu/Somes Island. In the Hauraki Gulf there is a breeding colony on Tarahiki Island. The Spotted Shag was featured on a 60-cent New Zealand postage stamp first issued in 1988, in a series devoted to native birds.

Parekareka - Photo (c) Steve Attwood, all rights reserved
m_jon's ID: Parekareka (Phalacrocorax punctatus ssp. punctatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees
Added as part of a taxon swap

Photos / Sounds

Observer

liesvanrompaey

Date

November 15, 2014 09:57 AM UTC
Eristalis - Photo (c) Ferran Turmo Gort, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-SA)
m_jon's ID: Genus Eristalis, a member of Drone Flies (Subfamily Eristalinae)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees

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What

cotton burnweed Senecio quadridentatus

Observer

alice_shanks

Date

November 20, 2014

Place

Medbury (Google, OSM)

Description

under kanuka

cotton burnweed - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
m_jon's ID: cotton burnweed (Senecio quadridentatus)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

Tasmanian ladybird Cleobora mellyi

Observer

rihorn

Date

October 21, 2014 04:24 PM NZDT

Description

Very large!

Tasmanian ladybird - Photo (c) Sid Mosdell, some rights reserved (CC BY)
m_jon's ID: Tasmanian ladybird (Cleobora mellyi)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

Karamu Coprosma robusta

Observer

thehowlingfantod

Date

November 20, 2014 07:08 PM NZDT
Karamu - Photo (c) Jon Sullivan, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
m_jon's ID: Karamu (Coprosma robusta)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

Photos / Sounds

What

Docks (Rumex) Genus Rumex

Observer

thehowlingfantod

Date

November 20, 2014 07:01 PM NZDT

Description

Approaching six feet in height.

Docks - Photo (c) Les, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
m_jon's ID: Docks (Genus Rumex)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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What

Capeweed Arctotheca calendula

Observer

nzwide

Date

October 28, 2014
Capeweed - Photo (c) eyeweed, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND)
m_jon's ID: Capeweed (Arctotheca calendula)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 0 disagree

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Observer

maudbv

Date

November 20, 2014 02:52 PM NZDT
Rauhuia - Photo (c) nzwide, all rights reserved, uploaded by Phil Bendle
m_jon's ID: Rauhuia (Linum monogynum)
Added on November 20, 2014.

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What

Rauhuia Linum monogynum

Observer

maudbv

Date

November 20, 2014 02:52 PM NZDT
Rauhuia - Photo (c) nzwide, all rights reserved, uploaded by Phil Bendle
m_jon's ID: Rauhuia (Linum monogynum)
Added on November 20, 2014. 1 person agrees, 1 disagrees

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