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Whitehead Mohoua albicilla

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

June 20, 2020

Description

Two (maybe more) popokātea accompanied by a piwakawaka on the No. 1 Line track.

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pohanginapete

Date

May 13, 2020 11:22 AM NZST

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pohanginapete

Date

May 1, 2020 11:40 AM NZST

Description

Several clusters of these in close proximity in the middle of the track near the first big rimu on the No. 1 Line track.

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New Zealand Falcon Falco novaeseelandiae

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

May 1, 2020

Description

First walk after the shift to Level 3, and this karearea flew up the ridge to settle on the stump in front of the top seat and check me out for a minute or two. One of two.

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European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus

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pohanginapete

Date

April 16, 2020

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Long-bodied Cellar Spider Pholcus phalangioides

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

March 7, 2020 08:30 PM NZDT

Description

The prey appears to be a whitetail spider (Lampona sp. probably murina), but I can't get a good enough view without disturbing the Pholcus. I'll see if enough's left to identify unequivocally after the remains have been abandoned.
UPDATE: The prey is definitely a whitetail. The Pholcus finished feeding this morning (8 March) and cut the whitetail loose; I managed to extract it from the silk and have added two photographs, one showing a 100% crop of the palps.

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Whitehead Mohoua albicilla

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

March 6, 2020

Description

One of a flock foraging in the mid canopy. Yellow on the gape suggests a juvenile?

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pohanginapete

Date

February 20, 2020 09:10 PM NZDT

Description

On trunk of Lombardy poplar at night.

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Sheetweb Spiders Genus Cambridgea

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

February 20, 2020 09:15 PM NZDT

Description

In web on trunk of Lombardy poplar, about 1-1.5m above ground level.

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pohanginapete

Date

February 17, 2020

Description

Dropped from external door when I opened it this morning.

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Two-spined Weevil Nyxetes bidens

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

February 16, 2020

Description

On top seat, No. 1 Line track

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Common Hedgehog Erinaceus europaeus

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

February 16, 2020

Description

Juvenile hedgehog, not long dead (no onset of rigor mortis; not yet blown by flies) on edge of track. Late morning; hot. No indication of cause of death (possibly unable to find water?)

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North Island Tomtit Petroica macrocephala ssp. toitoi

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

February 16, 2020

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Ladies and Related Admirals Genus Vanessa

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

July 11, 2019

Description

On verandah roof joist

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Observer

pohanginapete

Date

June 16, 2019

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European Rabbit Oryctolagus cuniculus

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

June 30, 2019

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Gray Gerygone Gerygone igata

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

June 26, 2019

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Earthstars Genus Geastrum

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

June 11, 2019

Description

One of two, about 50 cm apart.

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Red Deer Cervus elaphus

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

June 11, 2019 08:35 AM NZST

Description

Seven wild red deer grazing on pasture early this morning. The new 9-wire fence didn't stop them visiting for a feed.

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Mainland New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

June 2, 2019

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pohanginapete

Date

May 27, 2019

Description

Numerous clusters of this growing from a dead log lying at the side of the track.

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pohanginapete

Date

May 25, 2019

Description

Cluster of fungi on base of dead stump. Hypholoma brunneum, perhaps?

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Honey Mushroom Armillaria novae-zelandiae

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

May 19, 2019

Description

Growing on base of tree.

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Waxeye Zosterops lateralis ssp. lateralis

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

May 19, 2019 01:52 PM NZST

Description

One of a flock moving through the mid canopy.

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Thistle Tortoise Beetle Cassida rubiginosa

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

March 3, 2019

Description

Noticed this on my hand while I was descending the No. 1 Line track. Not sure where it landed on me, but it's unlikely I carried it from the farmland to the top of the track and halfway down.

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Common Grass Blue Zizina labradus

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

May 3, 2019

Description

In cop on a dead leaf on the ground.

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White-cheeked Rosella Platycercus eximius ssp. eximius

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

May 12, 2019

Description

In apple tree

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Gray Gerygone Gerygone igata

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

May 3, 2019 01:00 PM NZST

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Long-bodied Cellar Spider Pholcus phalangioides

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

May 2, 2019

Description

A very small Pholcus phalangioides predating a salticid (Holoplatys) on the ceiling of my kitchen(second photograph). Thanks to Robert (@cappinkiwi) for correcting my initial misidentification of the prey.

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Pale Flax Linum bienne

Observer

pohanginapete

Date

May 2, 2019
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