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Akaroa Harbour Reported By Andrew Crossland

5 VOC 35 SIPO 2 Pied Stilt 8 S/W Plover

Port Levy Reported By Andrew Crossland

4 VOC no SIPO 31 S/W plover

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Waimakariri River

Hi everyone,

Here is the next and long overdue update about the Waimak river birds.

The black-billed gull colony around the Groyne 53 mark is doing well and yesterday I managed to count around 100 chicks so this is a good start. The colony has maintained its size well and has probably grown since its […]

Waimakariri River

1 Black Fronted Dotteral (4km above the bridges) E1569898 N5192228

Still not confirmed as Breeding

1 Shining Cuckoo

Kaitorete Spit

2 Cape Barren Geese

3 pectoral sandpipers

18 red-necked stints

1 wrybills

50+ Banded Dotteral

Avon & heathcote Estuary Reported by Andrew Crossland

Arctic Skua

Jarvis Rd

23 golden plovers 2 red-necked stints 3 turnstones 2 curlew sandpipers 13 knot 27 bar-tailed godwits (one with red flag on right leg) 2 pied oysters 1 wrybills

Ashley River reported by Nick Ledgard

Reporting on our annual survey. We completed that on Saturday and were lucky with the weather (overcast, some spits of rain). We had 14 turn up, so good numbers to do the normal stretches of the river, which was quite crossable. Many thanks to all those who helped in this once-a-year important event [about […]

Lake Ellesmere Repoterd by Stephen Wratten

Colin Hill, Peter Reese and I found

4 pectoral sandpipers 1 sharp-tailed sandpiper 33 golden plovers (Asiatic) 3 red-necked stints 17 turnstones 7 curlew sandpipers 1 knot 92 bar-tailed godwits (no flags seen) 27 pied oysters 11 wrybills 1 hybrid stilt

No partridges in pear tree but we did search…

7 curlew sands there is […]