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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 08:06 AM NZDT

Descripción

Numerous adults noted zipping just above gumland scrub. Body metallic green, eyes in this specimen green, Abdomen greenish black with prominent yellow markings.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:12 AM NZDT

Descripción

One of our indigenous bee's noted visiting flowers of pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa). However, very fast moving so these images are probably useless for a species level identification (we shall see).

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:12 AM NZDT

Descripción

Undescribed species - see https://inaturalist.nz/observations/34395332 for another example.

This specimen noted in loose 'seaweed drift' floating in rock pools exposed as tide was receding during our visit.

Fotos / Sonidos

Square

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:12 AM NZDT

Descripción

One of several trees left in remnant coastal forest at southern end of Otaipango.

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Qué

Abejorro Europeo Bombus terrestris

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:12 AM NZDT

Descripción

One seen visiting flowers of pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa).

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Saxicolous near high tide mark on coarse breccia forming this portion of reef.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Abundant in deep rock pools and water filled channels exposed by receding tide.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common at low tide mark - in sides of turbulent water. Growing amongst masses of Psilophycus alveatus.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common near low tide mark. Thallus dark red, up to 0.8 m long, much divided, flat, upper portions flabellate.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Possibly - bit more highly coloured than I am used to seeing. Noted under rocks at low tide mark.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common at or just below high tide mark to low tide mark on exposed reef - in places subjected to frequent wave wash.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common. Large seaweed forming coarse, hair-like 'fans' up to 0.8 m long. Mostly noted near low-tide mark firmly affixed to rocks.

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Square

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common on rocks near high tide mark.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common amongst barnacles (Epopella plicata) near high tide mark on exposed reef.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common on coastal cliff faces - usually ones devoid of other vegetation.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Abundant from mid-tide to low tide and beyond.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Abundant from mid-tide to low tide and beyond.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common in intertidal rock pools growing on Carpophyllum maschalocarpum.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common under rocks in tidally exposed pools. When disturbed plays 'dead', legs covered in bristles.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common from low tide mark into deeper water.

Fotos / Sonidos

Square

Observ.

pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Abundant from spray zone down to mid-tide. Often resting up in dead or around living barnacles (Epopella plicata).

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common from just below high tide mark to low tide and beyond. This example is of a dead specimen but numerous live ones seen as well.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Abundant from mid-tide to low tide mark and beyond. Usually in guts or on very exposed portions of the reef.

Fotos / Sonidos

Square

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

I guess so anyway. Locally common from just below high tide mark across tidally exposed reef.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common. Growing on Epopella plicata on tidally exposed reef.

voucher: P.J. de Lange 14552 & T.J.P. de Lange, UNITEC 11286

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Abundant on tidally exposed reef. Shells often supporting Collemopsidium.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 10:45 AM NZDT

Descripción

Amongst Carpophyllum maschalocarpum in a deep rock pool exposed mid-tide (tide going out at time of observation). Specimen placed on coralline algae for these images before being returned to where we found it.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 11:15 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common just below low tide mark. Thallus rather 'slippery' hollow, up to 1 m long.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 11:15 AM NZDT

Descripción

Common in the Zethalia zelandica shells at low tide mark. Very hard to photograph though.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:05 PM NZDT

Descripción

Pale sluggish fly which alighted on jandal's being carried in hands whilst traversing sandy beach near low tide mark.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:16 PM NZDT

Descripción

One of many found lying bedraggled along strandline of Otaipango.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:16 PM NZDT

Descripción

Found alive washed up at low tide on sandy beach adjacent a series of near shore submerged reefs.

Specimen rather battered and external surfaces much adorned with coralline algae.

Keyed out using New Zealand Mollusca - see http://www.mollusca.co.nz/identify.php

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:16 PM NZDT

Descripción

Occasional specimens noted washed along beach - these small and usually utilised by hermit crabs.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:16 PM NZDT

Descripción

Abundantly washed up along sandy beach. Shells often utilised by hermit crabs.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:16 PM NZDT

Descripción

Occasional shells of this species noted along strandline of sandy beach.

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Square

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:49 PM NZDT

Descripción

Common on tidally exposed rock.

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Square

Observ.

pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:49 PM NZDT

Descripción

Common from just below high tide across tidally exposed srock shore platform.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:49 PM NZDT

Descripción

Active nests - occupied by cheerfully wheezing chicks - noted near cliff tops below the Kauere - Otaipango track, northern end of Otaipango.

Adults common in the area but at the time I made this observation none were seen visiting these burrows.

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:49 PM NZDT

Descripción

Common - outside this location I often find this species associated with Lichina intermedia (seen in this images) which I assume it feeds on (amongst other things).

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:49 PM NZDT

Descripción

Uncommon on this stretch of coast - a small patch less than 1 m square noted on tidally exposed portion of reef below the Kauere - Otaipango track. I have yet to find this species elsewhere in Te Aupouri / Te Paki (it must be there).

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:57 PM NZDT

Descripción

Robust red seaweed 0.8 m long, much branched; arising from a stout disc-shaped hold fast firmly attached to rocks, axis initially cylindrical, soon becoming flat. Branches numerous, distichous and pinnate from margins, flat, margins of blades near tips bearing short teeth.

Noted near low tide mark in deep rock pools.

Images of portion of thallus only.

Voucher: P.J. de Lange 14544 & T.J.P. de Lange, UNITEC

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:57 PM NZDT

Descripción

Large mass nearly 60 mm diameter present on underside of ailing pohutukawa (Metrosideros excelsa).

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pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 12:57 PM NZDT

Descripción

Found under rocks at mid-tide.

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Qué

Yesquero Bermellón Trametes coccinea

Observ.

pjd1

Fecha

Enero 8, 2020 01:22 PM NZDT

Descripción

Lignicolous on the remains of felled Pinus radiata (felled for some time I figure).