Otaki/Waitohu Annual Wader Count 2023

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Wrybill
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Otaki/Waitohu Annual Wader Count 2023

Postby Wrybill » Thu Feb 09, 2023 1:46 pm

This year's Otaki/Waitohu Annual wader count will be on the first weekend of March and we will be visiting 3 Estuary's First the Otaki river Estuary second the Katihiku Estuary and thirdly The Waitohu stream Estuary we meet at the Otaki River Mouth Carpark on Either the Saturday or Sunday But Confirm with me By sending a private message. We Meet at 9:45-10:00 am. All Are welcome. We need a few more Observers so If you can come please post on this forum to get in touch.These Estuaries are only 3-4 km apart. See Otaki Rivermouth/Katihiku Photo also If you Have eBird Please Privatley send me Your Username So I can share a checklist

Cheers,
Wrybill/Saul
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The Katihiku is on the South side of the Otaki River
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130 Species on my life-list, Latest Lifer Peafowl, Makahuri (Te Horo)
Wrybill
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Re: Otaki/Waitohu Annual Wader Count 2023

Postby Wrybill » Fri Feb 10, 2023 8:27 pm

We Currently Have 2 Observers Myself and My Birding Friend Tama.
130 Species on my life-list, Latest Lifer Peafowl, Makahuri (Te Horo)
Wrybill
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Re: Otaki/Waitohu Annual Wader Count 2023

Postby Wrybill » Mon Feb 27, 2023 5:41 pm

Hi there, Is There Anyone else?
130 Species on my life-list, Latest Lifer Peafowl, Makahuri (Te Horo)
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Re: Otaki/Waitohu Annual Wader Count 2023

Postby Wrybill » Fri Mar 03, 2023 8:19 pm

The Count is now closed and will be going ahead with just myself and possibly Tama he may be busy. It is unfortunate no one else could join.

Cheers'

Wrybill/Saul
130 Species on my life-list, Latest Lifer Peafowl, Makahuri (Te Horo)
Wrybill
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Joined: Mon Apr 04, 2022 5:21 pm

Re: Otaki/Waitohu Annual Wader Count 2023

Postby Wrybill » Sun Mar 05, 2023 8:34 am

130 Species on my life-list, Latest Lifer Peafowl, Makahuri (Te Horo)

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