Posts Tagged ‘ Royal spoonbill ’

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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Royal visitor

Dec 12th, 2011 | By

Hanging around:  N8N went to the big city for the weekend, and at Western Springs spotted this Royal Spoonbill hanging out with some pied shags.  Spoonbills are becoming more common in New Zealand, including the Waikato. So keep an eye out for them, they’re lovely birds.