Waikato Kaka

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Re: Waikato Kaka

Postby rukuhia » Wed Aug 22, 2018 12:45 pm

My sister reported a pair in her garden at taupiri yesterday.
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Re: Waikato Kaka

Postby Davidthomas » Wed Aug 22, 2018 1:26 pm

We’ve had about 5-6 on the farm all winter. Unsure if numbers have picked up now the flowering Cherry’s are all out though. Will have to ask Dad
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Re: Waikato Kaka

Postby Liam Ballard » Wed Aug 22, 2018 7:15 pm

Thought I heard one out the back of Kereru Road the other day but it could have been a cockatoo... Also I have seen them a few times near the Hakarimatas.
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Re: Waikato Kaka

Postby David Riddell » Fri Sep 28, 2018 6:15 pm

Annette saw two kaka yesterday afternoon in Gordonton village. There was at least one nearby the previous day,
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Re: Waikato Kaka

Postby David Riddell » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:20 am

A flock of eight(!) kaka just flew over the house a few minutes ago, heading north to south. Heard at least one calling on a neighbouring property a few days ago as well.
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Re: Waikato Kaka

Postby RussCannings » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:36 pm

Forgot to mention that my wife saw a kaka fly across Hwy 26 near the 'welcome to Morrinsville' sign west of town. This is a spot where we sometimes see them in the winter (they seem to hang out in the totaras) but this is pretty early!
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Re: Waikato Kaka

Postby Davidthomas » Wed Feb 27, 2019 7:48 pm

Mum and Dad said they had their first Kaka about two weeks ago, probably the loner bird who always whistles back at you and comes in and says hello. But they said that they had seen a further three just in the last week. About the earliest they’ve ever seen them.
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Re: Waikato Kaka

Postby jgolden » Tue Jun 25, 2019 5:16 pm

First Kaka of the winter flew around Hamilton Zoo today.
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Re: Waikato Kaka

Postby Neil Fitzgerald » Tue Jun 25, 2019 8:24 pm

Cool. Keep us updated on the numbers.
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Re: Waikato Kaka

Postby David Riddell » Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:54 am

I went out to Pukemokemoke on Wednesday 12th and Friday 14th June (on the second occasion trying out the eBird app!) and heard a kaka flying overhead both times - saw it on the first day.

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