Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

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Bobolink
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Bobolink » Sat Jul 30, 2022 2:58 am

Northland
Paihia and Waitangi Estuary
https://ebird.org/checklist/S32820920 - "Watching from a double-decker,front row,second floor,first bench with a 180degree vision en route from Auckland to Paihia.II will only give the first sighting of the birds.First notes starting at the Auckland bridge"
https://ebird.org/checklist/S27935291 - 2 hours, 9 miles; Robin unlikely
https://ebird.org/newzealand/checklist/S26993268 "trip out to Piercy Island"
https://ebird.org/checklist/S112001422 "on an Island tour boat birding"
Bobolink
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Bobolink » Sat Jul 30, 2022 2:59 am

Northland

Haruru Falls
https://ebird.org/checklist/S52852504 - many waders, reef heron, etc
https://ebird.org/checklist/S53749054 - same
https://ebird.org/newzealand/checklist/S27185340 - "on mudflats"
https://ebird.org/checklist/S59052285 "This is an effort to install my life list into ebird - most info is from my NZ field guide notes"
https://ebird.org/atlasnz/checklist/S75810158 "Cruise up the river from Waitangi to Haururu" - probably better Paihia and Waitangi
Bobolink
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Bobolink » Sat Jul 30, 2022 3:16 am

Northland

Waitangi Estuary
https://ebird.org/checklist/S49842720 - Rook and Robin
https://ebird.org/checklist/S70291523 - 7 hours, 30 miles

Russell Top 10 Holiday Park
https://ebird.org/checklist/S73937162 - NZ Scaup and Robin

Paihia (General)
https://ebird.org/checklist/S62726124 - 3 hours 40km – cruise?
https://ebird.org/checklist/S25972007 - “Small boat cruise to "Hole in the Rock”
Bobolink
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Bobolink » Sat Jul 30, 2022 3:34 am

Northland

Paihia (General)
https://ebird.org/checklist/S80498995 - Kookaburra

Russell (General)
https://ebird.org/checklist/S51954156 - boat cruise 6 miles
https://ebird.org/checklist/S40311762 - boat cruise 6 hours 10 miles

Far North – Matauri Bay
https://ebird.org/checklist/S86301079 - 6 hours, 58km – Ninepin Rock in Bay of Islands

Manganui Wharf
https://ebird.org/checklist/S14680939 “life list from several trips”
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Bobolink » Sun Jul 31, 2022 12:48 am

Northland
Puketi Rec Area and Nature Trail
https://ebird.org/checklist/S68584235 Variable Oystercatcher so far inland?
https://ebird.org/checklist/S90882228 Reef Heron, etc (120 observers?)

Tapotupotu
https://ebird.org/checklist/S84307345 Brown Kiwi “Observed at the Rainbow Springs Nature Park during a nocturnal walk about tour” 8 hours 50 miles

Waipoua Forest Visitor Centre
https://ebird.org/checklist/S49640358 - ducks, Australasian little grebe, gulls

Coromandel
Hot Water Beach
https://ebird.org/checklist/S64761837 - 4 hours 30 miles – NZ Falcon
Bobolink
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Re: Obviously incorrect reports on eBird

Postby Bobolink » Mon Sep 26, 2022 11:45 pm

Wellington:
Waikane Estuary : https://ebird.org/checklist/S40377066 Weka, NI Robin
https://ebird.org/checklist/S28089908 Kaka, Redcrowned Parakeet
https://ebird.org/atlasnz/checklist/S62131517 3 Myna?
Kapiti I https://ebird.org/checklist/S21568347 apparently includes Picton Ferry seabirds - albatrosses, etc "am on Kapiti Island, then ferry to Picton on South Island"

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