Checklist S16598489

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Owner Michael Ramsey

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Lake Mokoan (pre 14 October 2010) Eremaea Birds List 56320

Observations

  1. Graylag Goose (Domestic type)

    Number observed: X

    Details: Odd sighting. One free flying bird with Black Swans around the spit. Looked quite happy roosting and flying about with the other waterfowl.--

  2. Number observed: X

    Details: 1, roosting on log in middle of the lake.

  3. Number observed: X

    Details: hundreds, many with well grown but not yet flying cygnets

  4. Number observed: X

    Details: Only a few grazing on the eastern shore

  5. Number observed: X

    Details: just 1

  6. Number observed: X

    Details: hundreds, second most dominant duck after Grey Teal

  7. Number observed: X

    Details: only a few

  8. Number observed: X

    Details: 2000+, still many but numbers are dropping as the water level of the lake drops

  9. Number observed: X

    Details: 1 male with Grey Teal

  10. Number observed: X

    Details: only 1 male, lake is probably too shallow to support many of this species

  11. Number observed: X

    Details: 1

  12. Number observed: X

    Details: 20+, many feeding in sparse reeds in the middle of the lake including some well grown juveniles

  13. Number observed: X

    Details: 200+, large flock roosting in very shallow water

  14. Number observed: X

    Details: 100+

  15. Number observed: X

    Details: 15, around the expansive mud on the northern side

  16. Number observed: X

    Details: 1, gravel by road into the lake

  17. Number observed: X

    Details: 2, probably the same birds observed here over the last few weeks

  18. Number observed: X

    Details: 100+

  19. Number observed: X

    Details: 1, found with the hundreds of Whiskered Terns

  20. Number observed: X

    Details: 400+, very common, breeding confirmed, now the water level of the lake has dropped could walk out further and see a large breeding colony with many near fledging young being fed by busy parents

  21. Number observed: X

    Details: 1

  22. Number observed: X

    Details: hundreds

  23. Number observed: X

    Details: only 1, numbers have declined at this site over last few weeks

  24. Number observed: X

    Details: 20-30

  25. Number observed: X

    Details: 70+, most in one large flock on the southern side, many young/juvenile looking birds in the group

  26. Number observed: X

    Details: 4 birds on the southern side

  27. Number observed: X

    Details: 10+

  28. Number observed: X

    Details: 1

  29. Number observed: X

    Details: 1, roosting on log

  30. Number observed: X

    Details: 20+

  31. Number observed: X

    Details: 2, over hills to the south

  32. Number observed: X

    Details: 1, over tern colony

  33. Number observed: X

    Details: 16, many overhead or feeding and scavenging around the lake shore

  34. Number observed: X

    Details: 2

  35. Number observed: X

    Details: 6

  36. Number observed: X

    Details: only 2

  37. Number observed: X

    Details: 1

  38. Number observed: X

    Details: hundreds

  39. Number observed: X

    Details: common around boat ramp

  40. Number observed: X

    Details: 4

  41. Number observed: X

    Details: small group at boat ramp

  42. Number observed: X

    Details: 1

  43. Number observed: X

    Details: a few at boat ramp

  44. Number observed: X

    Details: 6, small group in Hedge Wattles near boat ramp

  45. Number observed: X

    Details: 7, adults feeding 3 juveniles

  46. Number observed: X

    Details: 2

  47. Number observed: X

    Details: 2

  48. Number observed: X

    Details: 2

  49. Number observed: X

    Details: 1

  50. Number observed: X

    Details: 3

  51. Number observed: X

    Details: 16, flock drinking at dam

  52. Number observed: X

    Details: 1, singing over the grassy edge of the lake

  53. Number observed: X

    Details: 5, in rushes near boar ramp

  54. Number observed: X

    Details: 1

  55. Number observed: X

    Details: 300+, massive flock including many young birds

  56. Number observed: X

    Details: 1, Welcome Swallows

  57. Number observed: X

    Details: 100+, many young birds in flock too

  58. Number observed: X

    Details: 5

  59. Number observed: X

    Details: 1 bird heard at boat ramp

  60. Number observed: X

    Details: 2