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What

Black House Spider Badumna insignis

Observer

pgtips91

Date

June 22, 2019 02:37 PM NZST

Description

Found in house.

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What

Redhot Pokers Genus Kniphofia

Observer

pgtips91

Date

June 1, 2019 04:16 PM NZST

Description

Lovely bright colours in the Autumn landscape.
Previously observed just over a year ago.
https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/12888023

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What

Bananas Genus Musa

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 29, 2019 03:22 PM NZST

Description

Stands of Banana palms thriving and producing good crops of fruit.

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What

African Collared Dove Streptopelia roseogrisea

Observer

pgtips91

Date

February 11, 2019 07:56 AM NZDT

Description

Pair of Barbary Doves resting on a power line.

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What

Australian Magpie Gymnorhina tibicen

Observer

pgtips91

Date

February 3, 2019 11:00 AM NZDT

Description

Magpie resting on gate.

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What

Silvereye Zosterops lateralis

Observer

pgtips91

Date

April 23, 2019 12:50 PM NZST

Description

Silvereye feeding on Himalayan Honeysuckle berries.

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What

Himalayan Honeysuckle Leycesteria formosa

Observer

pgtips91

Date

April 23, 2019 12:51 PM NZST

Description

Autumn fruit on scraggly bush, visited by White-eyes, blackbirds, mynahs and even our hens.

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What

Australasian Bulrush Typha orientalis

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 20, 2019 04:32 PM NZST

Description

Growing in shallow water at edge of pond. One 'flower' has appeared.

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What

Maples Genus Acer

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 23, 2019 01:11 PM NZST

Description

Deciduous tree with deeply red Autumn colouring.

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What

American Sweetgum Liquidambar styraciflua

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 23, 2019 01:39 PM NZST

Description

Deciduous tree in Autumn, with fruit showing on nearly bare tree.

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What

Houpara Pseudopanax lessonii

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 10, 2019 04:50 PM NZST

Description

Tree growing near the road

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What

Manuka Leptospermum scoparium

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 10, 2019 04:51 PM NZST

Description

One of many small trees growing near the road.

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What

Australian Swamphen Porphyrio melanotus ssp. melanotus

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 09:36 AM NZST

Description

Pair of Pukeko feeding near the house.

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What

Tui Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 8, 2019 05:33 PM NZST

Description

Tui singing in tree-top at sunset.

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What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 04:38 PM NZST

Description

Quite a bit of gorse mixed in with the regenerating bush with lots of young Kanuka trees springing up as well.

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What

New Zealand Flax Phormium tenax

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 05:03 PM NZST

Description

Flax bush growing on a dry, clay hillside.

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What

Totara Podocarpus totara

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 05:01 PM NZST

Description

Small Totara tree, self-seeded and growing on a fence line.

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What

Spectacular Rustgill Gymnopilus junonius

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 04:56 PM NZST

Description

Another mass of fungus around the base of felled pines.

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What

New Zealand Cabbage Tree Cordyline australis

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 04:19 PM NZST

Description

Many cabbage trees are springing up and where protected from the sheep are thriving.

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What

European Bramble Complex Complex Rubus fruticosus

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 04:19 PM NZST

Description

Blackberries persist in rough pastures and weedy areas.

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What

Austral Bracken Pteridium esculentum

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 04:18 PM NZST

Description

This gully is regenerating after a hedge of pines was removed, some years ago and some more recently. Bracken is taking over in some of the steeper parts.

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What

Monterey Pine Pinus radiata

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 04:18 PM NZST

Description

Wilding pine tree growing after mature pines were felled.

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What

Pampas Grass Cortaderia selloana

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 03:55 PM NZST

Description

Another clump of this invasive weed growing after large, mature pine trees were removed.

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What

Spectacular Rustgill Gymnopilus junonius

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 03:45 PM NZST

Description

Profusion of these near some felled pines

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Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 9, 2019 03:45 PM NZST

Description

Small shrub with small, disc-shaped leaves, growing in rough pasture. The sheep seem to leave it alone.

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What

Pampas Grass Cortaderia selloana

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 5, 2019 02:26 PM NZST

Description

Another clump identified for removal.

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What

Red Maple Acer rubrum

Observer

pgtips91

Date

April 20, 2019 11:54 AM NZST

Description

Autumn tints.
Photos: Apr 20, May 1 & 7

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What

Canada Goose Branta canadensis

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 4, 2019 05:35 PM NZST

Description

Two flights of Canada Geese near the start of the duck-shooting season.

Sounds help with identification.

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What

Asian Paper Wasp Polistes chinensis

Observer

pgtips91

Date

May 2, 2019 10:52 PM NZST

Description

Nest of Asian Paper Wasp with count of cells.

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What

Asian Paper Wasp Polistes chinensis

Observer

pgtips91

Date

April 30, 2019 04:21 PM NZST

Description

Just documenting a still functional nest at end of April. Photographed after I had stamped it into the ground.

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