Australian Wood Duck - Mapua Nelson.

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Re: Australian Wood Duck - Mapua Nelson.

Postby CMKMStephens » Sun Jan 07, 2018 12:07 pm

Swung by Playhouse on 1 Jan 2018, couldn't find any, but they could have been having a siesta under a tree on one of the other ponds. There was however a black-morph fantail which was nice.

Later in the day went to Hoddy's Pond, and found eight, which were all lurking under the trees in the far side of the pond (it was HOT).

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Re: Australian Wood Duck - Mapua Nelson.

Postby Oscar Thomas » Sat May 26, 2018 7:39 am

Checked area yesterday- no Wood ducks on Hoddy’s Pond, but nice to see four on the Playhouse Ponds around 3pm. Photos to come.
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Re: Australian Wood Duck - Mapua Nelson.

Postby Oscar Thomas » Sat May 26, 2018 8:44 pm

Pic of one pair:
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Re: Australian Wood Duck - Mapua Nelson.

Postby ledzep » Wed Sep 12, 2018 9:21 pm

On my second visit I found 3 Wood Duck (1 male, 2 females) at the Playhouse pond. None at Hoddy's Estuary Park or any of the other local ponds that I could see.
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Re: Australian Wood Duck - Mapua Nelson.

Postby David Riddell » Sat Dec 08, 2018 7:01 pm

Tried the Playhouse pond today for the ducks, (twice), also the lake on Nile Rd, Hoddy Estuary Park and, on the Playhouse barman's recommendation, some ponds on Hoddy Rd, but no joy. Still in the area tomorrow, anyone have any updates on where they might be?

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