Posts Tagged ‘ gordonton birds ’

Bird survey starts soon!

Jun 18th, 2019 | By
Bird watching

Update – this year we saw: Mallard 4, Pukeko 10, Harrier 2, Spur-wing Plover 1, Rosella 4, Kingfisher 1, Welcome Swallow 3, Silvereye 6, Grey Warbler 1, Fantail 2, Blackbird 3, Thrush 1, Myna 3, Starling 6, Yellowhammer 1, Goldfinch 3, Greenfinch 1, Chaffinch 1, House Sparrow 11, Magpie 2 The 2019 Garden Bird Survey

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Royal visit

Jul 29th, 2017 | By
spoonbill

  This handsome fellow graced Komakorau with his presence today, happily feeding in a flooded paddock. He was spotted near the corner of Henry Rd and Gordonton Rd, in front of Candylands. Originally from Australia, Royal Spoonbills started breeding in 1949 at the Okarito white heron colony and since the late 1970s have spread more

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Happy New Year Hawks!

Jan 13th, 2015 | By

Welcome to the New Year – hope your Christmas was relaxing in the extreme.  Number 8 Network had a fine holiday and is just now starting to think about 2015.  Here’s a little nest of joy to start things off with. Gordonton farmer Cloudy Mcleod found this hawk nest in December, fenced it off from

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