Shrub in the preserve behind the gardens.
Te Mahuta Ngahere, Father of the Forest. According to the sign:
Girth: 16.41 m (54 ft)
Trunk volume: 208.1 m^3 (2239 ft^3)
Height: 29.9m (99 ft)
Trunk height: 10.21m (33.5 ft)
On dead wood.
Tane Mahuta, God of the Forest. Has a bit of a forest growing on it. Sign said:
Trunk height: 17.7m (59")
Total height 51.5m (169")
Girth: 13.9m (46")
Trunk volume: 244.5m^3
E. arvense probably; E. palustre possibly because this photo isn't very good.
Brilliant blue inside, fuzzy on lower edge of wing/s. There was a pretty good number of them drinking from the mud on one part of the path.
Perhaps the Emden breed of geese.
Mix of mallards, black ducks, and hybrids.
Mixed group of mallards, black ducks, and hybrids.