Kotuku, Northern Southland

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sjacques
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Kotuku, Northern Southland

Postby sjacques » Wed Jun 05, 2019 10:47 am

Apologies for late post and poor mobile phone images. Was surprised to see this kotuku in a paddock just South of Athol on 28/05/19. Wonder whether they are recorded regularly in such locations? Cheers, Sean.
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Phil Rhodes
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Re: Kotuku, Northern Southland

Postby Phil Rhodes » Thu Jun 06, 2019 12:46 pm

HI Sean
I lived in Clyde for several years back in the early 80s and they were regular visitors in Winter to irrigation ponds etc in the Earnscleugh and Alexandra areas.
silvery marmoset
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Re: Kotuku, Northern Southland

Postby silvery marmoset » Wed Jun 19, 2019 5:13 pm

Hi Sean,

I have also seen a White Heron at Rakatu Wetland near Manapouri in recent times (Last winter I think) which is not really so far away I guess although it only remained there briefly. Also had a spoonbill at the same location earlier on.
Shawn Herron

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