Sighting of a Tui at Leithfield Village .
Hi all- I got out offshore yesterday to about 20 km SE of Akaroa with the following sightings- the flock of 1000′s of fairy prions was especially notable-
White-flippered Penguin 4 sighted to 10km offshore
Humpback whale 1 tail stock seen -arching
Cheers Peter Langlands
37 Short-Tailed Shearwaters found dead on beach
1 Mottled Petrel
+ Giant Petrel
+ Albotross Sp
all found dead on beach by CCC rangers a day after the storm.
Petrel Species seen flying over Little River in bad weather at 8am
4 Tui seen displaying high over coffin rock.
Alots of Brown creepers
And 30+ Swallows on the move
13 Little blue Penguin
1 Pomarine Skua
2 Arctic Skua
1 Fluttering Shearwater
1 NZ Pipit in the carpark
60+ Wellcome swallows flying north
Wax eyes on the move again, please report any large flocks.
4 Black-fronted Dotteral feeding about 300m from the golf course.
2 Chestnut-breasted Shelduck on the empty pond next to main road.
2 Arctic Skua over head also and
1 Great White Heron in the estuary nest to the south Brighton bridge