Little Egret, eastern Manukau Harbour

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Little Egret, eastern Manukau Harbour

Postby phil hammond » Sat May 16, 2020 9:12 pm

There was a Little Egret, foraging in the Papakura Channel at half tide today. A scope was required for positive identification [although it's typical Little Egret behavior gave it away a bit even through bins] because it was on the Karaka side and a bit east of Weymouth where I was

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Re: Little Egret, eastern Manukau Harbour

Postby wghabbott » Sun May 24, 2020 5:07 pm

2 Little egrets today on the beach at Keith Park, 2 hours after high tide.
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Re: Little Egret, eastern Manukau Harbour

Postby John Woods » Sun May 24, 2020 8:44 pm

Attached are photos of the two Little Egrets seen today at about 2.15 pm on beach at Keith Park, Weymouth
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Re: Little Egret, eastern Manukau Harbour

Postby Liam Ballard » Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:51 pm

One seen today, hanging with a pair of spoonbills just next to Keith Park.
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Re: Little Egret, eastern Manukau Harbour

Postby phil hammond » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:51 pm

One seen today at about half tide late afternoon in the channel at the end of Greers Rd. At times feeding close to 2 spoonbills and 3 little Black Shags
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