Brown Booby, Muriwai

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Michael Szabo
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Brown Booby, Muriwai

Postby Michael Szabo » Sat Aug 03, 2019 5:47 pm

Harry Boorman reports via eBird today a juvenile Brown Booby "Seen clearly with the gannets on and off for 2 hours" at Muriwai from 2.15pm.

Harry's photo posted online here: https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=5DDD4E5F
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troymakan
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Re: Brown Booby, Muriwai

Postby troymakan » Thu Sep 05, 2019 12:09 am

Have there been anymore sightings of this bird?
Davidthomas
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Re: Brown Booby, Muriwai

Postby Davidthomas » Thu Sep 05, 2019 6:03 am

I don’t believe so Troy no. But worth checking as they do pop in now and again through the spring/summer months.
harryhatman
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Re: Brown Booby, Muriwai

Postby harryhatman » Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:01 pm

I think a few people went for it following me but nobody got it. I'm sure it will be back though over the summer. It was a heavy westerly when I went as I was hoping to see some distant sea birds. that's why I went.

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