Leopard Seal, Oriental Bay, Wellington

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Michael Szabo
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Leopard Seal, Oriental Bay, Wellington

Postby Michael Szabo » Tue Sep 26, 2023 2:34 pm

A Leopard Seal is currently on the beach in Oriental Bay, Wellington, reported by Lana Young via the 'Whale and dolphin watch - Wellington' Facebook group:

Link to photo: https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=65179E88
'New Zealand Birders' Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/857726274293085
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Re: Leopard Seal, Oriental Bay, Wellington

Postby Michael Szabo » Wed Sep 27, 2023 7:54 pm

Still there today
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Re: Leopard Seal, Oriental Bay, Wellington

Postby Byrd » Thu Sep 28, 2023 9:34 am

Still there this morning, for the third day. Hopefully it is just busy digesting a full meal and not feeling unwell.

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