Posts Tagged ‘ waikato birds ’


Sep 5th, 2018 | By
NZ Falcon Gordonton

  All these birds, some nationally endangered, others pretty common, have been spotted in N8N territory.  That’s the area north-east of Hamilton – including Puketaha, Horsham Downs, Gordonton, Orini and Tauhei –  helpful map below. Currently we’re on 49 species – we’d LOVE to add to this, at least get the tally over 50, so

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Royal visit

Jul 29th, 2017 | By

  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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Kaka flock to Gordonton

Oct 3rd, 2016 | By

Keen-eyed types might have noticed some unusual birds of a feather around the village of late.  Gordonton dairy farmer John Riddell snapped these shots of one of our native parrots, the kaka or bush parrot. Over the last few days as many as five have been seen on three locations on the property, mainly visiting

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