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les
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rooks

Postby les » Mon Mar 25, 2019 8:49 pm

Saw a group of 6 rooks yesterday on a trip from napier to wairoa,they were at the end of the new matahoura gorge bypass and there were some large walnut trees which may have been the reason they were there?the nuts have just started dropping and rooks have a penchant for them.Not a big deal to me to see a rook but thinking about it afterwards its the first ones I have seen for quite a while and living in Hawkesbay it used to be a common thing to see these birds all around here.
kelly111
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Re: rooks

Postby kelly111 » Mon Mar 25, 2019 9:57 pm

That's cool you got to see some as I think not alot of them around any more.very cool looking bird.
Cheryl Walton
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Re: rooks

Postby Cheryl Walton » Tue Mar 26, 2019 9:35 am

Hi Les
The reason they are so few and far between in HB is that the HBRC have culled a lot of them.
here is a link to their page
https://www.hbrc.govt.nz/environment/pe ... sts/rooks/
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Re: rooks

Postby boneywhitefoot » Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:14 pm

saw one on the road to Lake Ferry this weekend.
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