Possibly my favourite bird the Lapwing and there have been up to 75 on the dam over the last few weeks. This one was close to the outflow so I was able to snap off a shot, being concealed by the dam wall. Secreted amongst them on the 11th was a single Oyster catcher. The 2 colour ringed Black headed gulls are also still about. On the 22nd a male Goosander flew over aswell as a Peregrine. On the 23rd the first frogs were in the pond. There have been up to 5 Common Buzzards over the village, no doubt pairing up for the breeding season.
Kaitaia to Auckland
4 years ago