Shining Cuckoos 2018

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Ben Volpicelli
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Re: Shining Cuckoos 2018

Postby Ben Volpicelli » Sat Oct 06, 2018 2:57 pm

First shining cuckoo heard in Wellington, karori today (6/9/18) Wrights hill area. Quite late compared to last year when I first hear them on 15/8/17.
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RussCannings
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Re: Shining Cuckoos 2018

Postby RussCannings » Sat Oct 06, 2018 6:06 pm

Finally my first, along the Waikato River in Hamilton today (Oct 6).

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Mike Vincent
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Re: Shining Cuckoos 2018

Postby Mike Vincent » Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:06 pm

We have started to hear them at Lake Okareka, Rotorua over the last couple of days.
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Les Feasey
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Re: Shining Cuckoos 2018

Postby Les Feasey » Mon Oct 08, 2018 7:21 am

Finally the first! 7/10/18 on Global Big Bird Day,
One at home and a second at a lake near Pakaraka. Three years ago it was August 24.
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Nakilad
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Re: Shining Cuckoos 2018

Postby Nakilad » Mon Oct 08, 2018 9:06 pm

Heard one at Tutukaka on Saturday 6 October.
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Re: Shining Cuckoos 2018

Postby ashercook » Tue Oct 09, 2018 8:13 am

Heard my first in Wellington (at Otari Wilton's bush) on the 6th

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