An Erect-Crested Penguin was photographed at a private bay on NE Banks Peninsula a few days ago, and seen the next day heading to sea. It was reportedly in final stages of moult. So a heads up that its time again that various unusual penguins are moulting around the South Island’s coasts.
Eleven Canterbury OSNZers spent the past weekend in the Akaroa area of Banks Peninsula.
On the Saturday the plan was to head out for a pelagic at 10am, however a dying southerly still had a bit too much sting in it to allow us to go where we wanted – out past the heads. Instead […]
53 Variable Oystercatcher 195 South Island Pied Oystercatcher 9 Pied Stilt 58 Spur Winged Plover
5 VOC 35 SIPO 2 Pied Stilt 8 S/W Plover
At least one tui heard in Rue Benoit, Akaroa, yesterday afternoon – about 3pm
63 Variable Oystercatcher
246 Sth Is Pied Oystercatcher
31 Pied Stilt
52 Spur-winged Plover
1 Bar-tailed Godwit