Kaka on the Mount

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FlyingKiwiGirl
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Kaka on the Mount

Postby FlyingKiwiGirl » Wed Nov 22, 2017 9:34 pm

Can anyone confirm if kaka have been heard/seen actually on Mt Maunganui before. I used to spend a fair bit of time at the Mount when I lived in the Bay but not as early as it was this morning when I'm sure I heard several kaka calling and chattering to each other around 4am. I think I read that they do come over from the Waikato occasionally and are on Mayor Island but this sounded like 2-4 birds, perhaps they are nesting?
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Tim Barnard
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Re: Kaka on the Mount

Postby Tim Barnard » Thu Nov 23, 2017 6:02 pm

Hi
Yes there's an ebird record with a nice photo. They do turn up around the coast from time to time.
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Tim

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