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What

Southern Rata Metrosideros umbellata

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

July 13, 2019 12:21 PM NZST

Description

Trackside on the Dun Mountain Trail. Monitoring plant for growth and phenology.

See https://inaturalist.nz/observations/9597392 for same plant in flower.

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What

Eurasian Blackbird Turdus merula

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

July 13, 2019 09:39 AM NZST

Description

Partially leucistic bird foraging among grass with another blackbird. IN parking are next to Maitai Campground, Nelson.

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What

South Island Tomtit Petroica macrocephala ssp. macrocephala

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

July 13, 2019 10:49 AM NZST

Description

Trackside ca 200m from Third House on the Dun Mountain Trail. Singing clearly among other native bird song.

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What

Five Finger Pseudopanax arboreus

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

July 12, 2019 10:31 AM NZST

Description

Roadside on main vehicular access road on Grampian Hiil, Nelson.

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What

British Chaffinch Fringilla coelebs ssp. gengleri

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

July 10, 2019 10:39 AM NZST

Description

Trackside ca. 400m before Junction Saddle. Single bird calling repeatedly in beech-dominant forest. This species often heard in this location.

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What

South Island Robin Petroica australis ssp. australis

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

July 10, 2019 10:44 AM NZST

Description

Trackside on the Dun Mountain Trail ca. 400m before Junction Saddle.

Photos / Sounds

What

South Island Robin Petroica australis ssp. australis

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

July 10, 2019 10:49 AM NZST

Description

Trackside on the Dun Mountain Trail at Junction Saddle. At least two birds singing, probably three.

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What

South Island Tomtit Petroica macrocephala ssp. macrocephala

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

July 6, 2019 10:57 AM NZST

Description

At Brook Waimarama Sanctuary fenceline between Jenkins Hill and Third House - at fencepost 3760.

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What

Mainland New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 29, 2019 12:52 PM NZST

Description

Trackside on the Dun Mountain Trail next to beech forest patch. Two birds birds calling back and forth. Possible SI Tomtit call also.

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Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 29, 2019 12:32 PM NZST

Description

Off-track near the Coppermine Saddle. Abundant at this location.

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What

South Island Robin Petroica australis ssp. australis

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 22, 2019 12:48 PM NZST

Description

On-track on the Dun Mountain Trail about 150m from Junction Saddle.

Observations of this species becoming more frequent.

Picture taken from video of bird possibly mate of another singing vigorously nearby. Seemed unconcerned about the other bird.

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What

South Island Robin Petroica australis ssp. australis

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 26, 2019 11:46 AM NZST

Description

Trackside on the Dun Mountain Trail at Junction Saddle. Bird singing vigorously with another in the distance. Light wind blowing through the forest.

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What

South Island Robin Petroica australis ssp. australis

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 26, 2019 11:27 AM NZST

Description

Trackside, vigorous singing among beech dominant forest. Cold, fine day with light frost in open shade.

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What

Mainland New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 22, 2019 12:13 PM NZST

Description

Near Jenkins Hill trig at Brook Waimarama Sanctuary fenceline. Group of 2-3 calling from both inside and outside the sanctuary.

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What

Mahoe Melicytus ramiflorus ssp. ramiflorus

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 22, 2019 10:47 AM NZST

Description

Roadside in Silvan Forest. Abundant in this location.

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Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 22, 2019 02:21 PM NZST

Description

Trackside on the Dun Mountain Trail about the centre of the 2013 fire.

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What

South Island Tomtit Petroica macrocephala ssp. macrocephala

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 22, 2019 12:14 PM NZST

Description

Inside predator-proof fence of the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary at fence post 5730.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mainland New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 18, 2019 03:59 PM NZST

Description

At the start of the mtb track "Involution". Noisy group of bellbirds with occasional input from one song thrush and three tuis.

Site is at the edge of mature forest.

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What

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 18, 2019 03:59 PM NZST

Description

At the start of the mtb track "Involution". Lone bird calling with much interference from a group of bellbirds.

Site is at the edge of mature forest.

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What

Wharangi Melicope ternata

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 2, 2019 10:04 AM NZST

Description

Roadside on Blick Terrace, Nelson.

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Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 11, 2019 01:30 PM NZST

Description

Trackside on Brook Waimarama Sanctuary fenceline road. Near turn-off to Third House on the Dun Mountain Trail.

Scattered cluster along this stretch of the road.

Photos / Sounds

What

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 11, 2019 01:57 PM NZST

Description

Two adjacent birds singing in same deep gully next to Brook Waimarama Sanctuary.

Starting to notice apparent increase of song thrush in native forest in this location.

Photos / Sounds

What

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 10, 2019 02:59 PM NZST

Description

Singing from inside Brook Waimarama Sanctuary, approaching Third House site.

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What

Gorse Ulex europaeus

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 10, 2019 01:50 PM NZST

Description

Trackside, flowering on the Dun Mountain Trail, lower Brook Street section. Heavily scented.

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What

Song Thrush Turdus philomelos

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 6, 2019 03:41 PM NZST

Description

Singing among mixed introduced trees alongside the mtb track.

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What

Australasian Shoveler Spatula rhynchotis

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 29, 2018 01:27 PM NZST

Description

Small group of adult shovelers on the inner part of the Motueka Inlet.

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What

Tui Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae ssp. novaeseelandiae

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

April 27, 2017 04:17 PM NZST

Description

Lone bird emitting in high-pitch song in mixed remnant/regenerating native vegetation. Audio extracted from camera video.

Photos / Sounds

What

Mainland New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 1, 2019 10:29 AM NZST

Description

Inside pest-proof fence, group of 3-5 birds calling loudly and continuously.

Close to Third House on the Dun Mountain Trail.

Photos / Sounds

What

South Island Tomtit Petroica macrocephala ssp. macrocephala

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

June 1, 2019 10:46 AM NZST

Description

On the track ca 200m short of Third House on the Dun Mountain Trail. This was also about 200m outside the Brook Waimarama Sanctuary predator-proof fence. Possibly the first recorded sighting at this location since mammalian pest species were eradicated from the sanctuary in 2017.

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Falcon Falco novaeseelandiae

Observer

duncanmc42

Date

May 31, 2019 11:56 AM NZST

Place

Nelson, NZ (Google, OSM)

Description

Initially seen on walkway track, flew up to dead branch when approached. Seemed very calm and approachable.

Dark plumage, general size and shape and quietness of this bird suggested young female.

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