Tui drinking nectar from a flax bush
Crested Grebe - sitting on nest, at the time it had one chick
One sporocarp at trailhead under pure native beech forest, 2 more about 10-20 min further down trail.
Numerous Scaup along shore at Te Anau. Male in this photo.
Numerous Scaup along shore at Te Anau. Female in this photo.
On lake Te Anau in front of township.
Numerous Mallard Ducks, along with Scaup, on waterfont in front of Te Anau DOC.
Large group of Scaup, along with Mallard Ducks, on waterfont in front of Te Anau DOC.
Yellow-flowered mistletoe. Huge plant just outside DoC at Te Anau
Hemiparasitic in mountain beech tree near visitor centre
I saw just one on the 10th April but 2 weekends pior I spotted 2 in my garden
Number: 1 to 10
Trees / foliage: elm tree
Weather: Warm sunshine
Site: Home Garden
Found in the bath tub. It's body was about 4-5 cm. Sorry, realise the photo could be better!
Herbivory by larvae of the flax notcher moth (entered as a separate observation) and the flax scraper moth (this observation).
Herbivory by larvae of the flax notcher moth (this observation) and the flax scraper moth (entered as a separate observation).
New Zealand flax (Phormium tenax) in Fiordland, New Zealand, with distinctive flax notcher herbivory (040905#006).