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Common Bag Moth Liothula omnivora

Observer

johnskilton

Date

March 16, 2019 01:08 PM NZDT

Description

Bag moth feeding on Ozothamnus leptophylla

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New Zealand Longfin Eel Anguilla dieffenbachii

Observer

johnskilton

Date

February 28, 2019

Description

A long finned eel caught in a fyke net as part of our annual pest fish monitoring. The first long finned eel recorded and caugth at Travis Wetland. lenght 800mm

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New Zealand Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus ssp. vagans

Observer

johnskilton

Date

May 26, 2018 10:13 AM NZST

Description

Poor photo- Kingfisher observed killing a small bird on the power lines on the edge of Travis Wetland, Mairehau Road.

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Tui Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae

Observer

johnskilton

Date

June 22, 2018 09:11 AM NZST

Description

Tui feeding on eucalyptus flowers , singing , lots of bellbirds also present

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Blue Duck Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos

Observer

johnskilton

Date

June 4, 2018 08:28 AM NZST

Description

a pair of Whio in Scamper Torrent , Waitaha Valley, Westland

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Pied Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus

Observer

johnskilton

Date

October 13, 2005 01:26 AM NZDT

Description

pied stilt egg observed being eaten by Australasian Harrier

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New Zealand Baillon's Crake Zapornia pusilla ssp. affinis

Observer

johnskilton

Date

October 1, 2005 10:57 AM NZST

Description

several day time sightings of this bird were made

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Pectoral Sandpiper Calidris melanotos

Observer

johnskilton

Date

September 27, 2007 12:56 PM NZST

Description

2 pectoral sandpipers were seen at Travis Wetland for a few days in September 2007

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New Zealand Myrtle Lophomyrtus obcordata

Observer

johnskilton

Date

December 28, 2017

Description

self-established rohutu seedling

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Totara Podocarpus totara

Observer

johnskilton

Date

December 28, 2017

Description

self-established totara seedling

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Pokaka Elaeocarpus hookerianus

Observer

johnskilton

Date

January 31, 2018

Description

Pokaka tree with fruit, this tree was planted 18 years ago in the millennium forest at Travis Wetland

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Matai Prumnopitys taxifolia

Observer

johnskilton

Date

January 31, 2018

Description

matai tree with immature fruit, tree planted 18 years ago in the "millennium forest"

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Kahikatea Dacrycarpus dacrydioides

Observer

johnskilton

Date

December 10, 2016

Description

Kahikatea seedling, first record of natural regeneration of kahikatea at Travis Wetland. One of many seedlings found below 16 year old female tree. This tree was landed with seeds last year.

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Swamp Harrier Circus approximans

Observer

johnskilton

Date

November 9, 2016

Description

3 juveniles on the nest, the nest was located in the top of a Carex secta, approx 0.5m above the ground,the nest was found by chance.

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New Zealand Jasmine Parsonsia capsularis

Observer

johnskilton

Date

November 7, 2016 09:58 AM NZDT

Description

photo not sharp, growing amongst Sophora prostrata, fine leaves upto 50mm long

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Toothed Lancewood Pseudopanax ferox

Observer

johnskilton

Date

April 9, 2016

Description

Fierce lancewood with seeds at the crown, part of the restoration planting at Travis Wetland.

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New Zealand Myrtle Lophomyrtus obcordata

Observer

johnskilton

Date

April 9, 2016

Description

Fruit of Rohutu, Lophomyrtus obcordata

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Common Ink Cap Coprinopsis atramentaria

Observer

johnskilton

Date

April 5, 2016

Description

fungi 75 -100 mm tall,clone shaped, gills light brown

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Totara Podocarpus totara

Observer

johnskilton

Date

November 1, 2014

Description

Totara tree with seed. This tree was planted in 2000.

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Kahikatea Dacrycarpus dacrydioides

Observer

johnskilton

Date

March 22, 2016

Description

Female kahikatea tree fruiting. This tree was planted in 2001.

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Anemone Stinkhorn Fungus Aseroe rubra

Observer

johnskilton

Date

February 22, 2016

Description

Stink Horn

Red stink horn fungi

2-3 cm tall

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Kikihi Cicadas Genus Kikihia

Observer

johnskilton

Date

December 12, 2015

Place

Lyttelton (Google, OSM)

Description

cicada emerging from pupae

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Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae

Observer

johnskilton

Date

May 1, 2007

Description

Cape Barren Goose with Canada Geese

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Waxcaps Genus Hygrocybe

Observer

johnskilton

Date

May 6, 2015 01:38 PM NZST

Description

Red fungi, diameter 1cm, height 2cm

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Bagworm Moths Family Psychidae

Observer

johnskilton

Date

June 24, 2015 02:00 PM NZST

Description

Bag moth decorated with Totara leaves on Totara tree

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Geometer Moths Family Geometridae

Observer

johnskilton

Date

March 25, 2013

Description

grey, twig-like looper caterpillar 50mm to 60mm long on lemon wood branch

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New Zealand Silverweed Argentina anserinoides

Observer

johnskilton

Date

January 19, 2009

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No photos or sounds

Observer

johnskilton

Date

October 10, 2013

Description

2 Shinning Cuckoo observed with binoculars and within a few metres over several hours feeding on adult crane flies, catching on the wing in manuka. Observed by Eleanor Bissel, Denise Ford, John Skilton

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Prickly Stick Insect Acanthoxyla prasina

Observer

johnskilton

Date

May 20, 2010

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Observer

johnskilton

Date

September 19, 2012
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