Cape Barren Goose pair breeding at St Anne's Lagoon

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Michael Szabo
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Cape Barren Goose pair breeding at St Anne's Lagoon

Postby Michael Szabo » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:02 am

Has anyone seen the Cape Barren Goose pair that reportedly have young at St Anne's Lagoon at the moment? If so, what was the date when you saw them please.
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Re: Cape Barren Goose breeding at St Anne's Lagoon?

Postby wazzagonewild » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:52 am

I saw them on Sun Sep 15, with a single young gosling. They've been reported on multiple occasions since, but I'm unsure of those dates or the current fate of the gosling.
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Re: Cape Barren Goose breeding at St Anne's Lagoon?

Postby Adam C » Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:06 am

They were there on the 5th of this month (Oct)
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Re: Cape Barren Goose breeding at St Anne's Lagoon?

Postby Michael Szabo » Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:10 pm

Thanks for these responses, they're much appreciated.
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Re: Cape Barren Goose breeding at St Anne's Lagoon?

Postby Anita# » Sat Oct 19, 2019 9:35 pm

Does anyone know if the Cape Barren geese down by the mouth of the Rakaia are considered wild? We saw 3 in a field with pukekos today but I can’t find out anything else about them.
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Re: Cape Barren Goose breeding at St Anne's Lagoon?

Postby David Riddell » Thu Oct 24, 2019 8:01 pm

Stopped in at St Anne's Lagoon this afternoon in cold steady rain. No immediate sign of the geese so headed for the far end, almost got stuck in the mud before we realised the track down there was unmetalled but fortunately were able to make a retreat! Eventually spotted them in the paddock on the far side of the small lake on the right side of the entrance, walking down to the water.
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