Brown Booby, Muriwai

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Michael Szabo
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Brown Booby, Muriwai

Postby Michael Szabo » Sat Jan 04, 2020 8:23 am

Robert Wood has posted this photo of a Brown Booby seen at Muriwai gannet colony yesterday:

https://scontent.fpmr1-1.fna.fbcdn.net/ ... e=5E9950D1
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Re: Brown Booby, Muriwai

Postby FraserGurney » Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:41 am

The booby is present now, mostly obscured on a lower ledge by itself on the southern Edge of the colony. Best viewed from the southernmost platform, looking hard south towards Maori Bay.
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Re: Brown Booby, Muriwai

Postby Michael Szabo » Sat Jan 04, 2020 7:17 pm

It was reportedly not seen later this afternoon despite a search.
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Re: Brown Booby, Muriwai

Postby Michael Szabo » Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:00 pm

Carol Bates has posted a photo of what looks like the same Brown Booby taken at Muriwai gannet colony this morning:
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Re: Brown Booby, Muriwai

Postby Davidthomas » Sat Jan 18, 2020 4:52 pm

Paul G also reported one flying past Kariotahi beach today at around midday.

“*Right now* Brown Booby flying north at Karioitahi Beach, Waiuku. Only 100m out above surf. Look out Muriwai, here it comes!”
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Re: Brown Booby, Muriwai

Postby rukuhia » Sun Jan 19, 2020 7:07 pm

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The bobby flew in at 1900 tonight. At southern end right on edge.
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