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Viator's 2013 World List (1 Viewer)

viator

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May 10, Changi Business Park, Singapore

A lunch time walk around the undeveloped areas yielded a surprise in three Green Imperial Pigeons which had been feeding on a fruiting tree.

370. Green Imperial Pigeon
 

viator

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Singapore
May 24, Sydney airport, NSW, Australia

A 5am arrival with nearly 5 hours before a connection to Queenstown, New Zealand added 5 new year birds.

371. Common Starling
372. Australian Raven
373. Silver Gull
374. Sulphur-crested Cockatoo
375. Australian Pelican
 

viator

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Singapore
May 24, Otago, New Zealand

Having flown in from Sydney we drove from Queenstown to Wanaka which was to be our base in the Sth Island for a week. Year birds enroute mostly introduced species

376. Yellowhammer
377. Swamp Harrier
378. Dunnock
379. Eurasian Skylark
380. Paradise Shelduck
381. Australian Magpie
382. Song Thrush
383. Grey Gerygone
384. European Greenfinch
385. Common Redpoll
386. Mallard
 

viator

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Singapore
May 25, Mt. Aspiring National Park, Otago, New Zealand

Drove around Lake Wanaka and into Mt. Aspiring National Park for a hike along the Rob Roy Track for views of the glacier.

387. Common Blackbird
388. New Zealand Fantail
389. Common Chaffinch
390.New Zealand Scaup
391. Tui

392. European Goldfinch
393. Pacific Black Duck
394. Welcome Swallow
395. Silvereye
396. Black Swan
397. Masked Lapwing
398. New Zealand Bellbird
399. Tomtit
400. Rifleman

401. Kelp Gull
402. New Zealand Robin
403. Great Crested Grebe
404. Little Pied Cormorant
405. New Zealand Falcon
 

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viator

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Singapore
May 26, Otago, New Zealand

The bunting was seen in general farm land with the rest of the year birds on an a late afternoon visit to Haast Pass.

406. Cirl Bunting
407. New Zealand Pigeon
408. Pipipi
409. Yellowhead
 

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viator

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Singapore
May 27, Lake Wanaka, New Zealand

410. Greylag Goose
411. New Zealand Grebe

Photo of a Tui
 

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viator

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Singapore
May 29, Otago, New Zealand

A drive over the Haast Pass and down to the West Coast provided a collection of new endemics.

412. Kea
413. Purple Swamphen
414. Black-fronted Tern
415. New Zealand Pipit
416. Black-billed Gull
417. Red-billed Gull
418. Spotted Shag

419. Shy (NZ White-capped) Albatross
420. Sacred Kingfisher
421. Australasian Gannet
422. Variable Oystercatcher
 

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viator

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Singapore
May 31, North Island, New Zealand

After a morning flight from Queenstown we drove from Auckland down to Taupo adding two new year birds.

425. White-faced Heron
426. Wild Turkey
 

viator

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Jun 1, Lake Taupo, New Zealand

427. Little Black Cormorant
428. Australasian Shoveler
429. Eurasian Coot
430. White-headed Stilt
431. Grey Teal
 

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Singapore
Jun 2, New Zealand

The morning was spent in the countryside visiting various thermal springs with a variety of introduced gamebirds adding to the year list.

432. Common Pheasant
433. Indian Peafowl
434. Helmeted Guineafowl

An afternoon in the reeds near Turangi added better birds!

435. New Zealand Fernbird
436. Australasian Bittern
 

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Jun 3, Waikato, New Zealand

Drove to Pureora State Forest for a collection of lifers before heading to Turangi late in the day for another lifer!

437. Brown Quail

438. Whitehead
439. North Island Kokako
440. New Zealand Kaka
441. Yellow-crowned Parakeet


442. Blue Duck
 

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viator

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Singapore
Jun 4, Taupo, New Zealand

Only two new birds today, the first yet another introduced species around the lake and the second an endemic lifer in a very dark and wet Kaimanawa Forest Park

443. California Quail
444. Morepork
 

viator

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Singapore
Jun 7, Waikato, New Zealand

Driving from Taupo to Rotorua another introduced species

445. Rook

A few photos from last couple of days
 

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viator

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Singapore
Jun 8, Miranda Shorebird Centre, New Zealand


446. South Island Oystercatcher
447. Royal Spoonbill
448. Wrybill
449.New Zealand Plover

450. Double-banded Plover
451. White-fronted Tern
452. Australian Pied Cormorant
453. Red Knot
 

viator

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Singapore
Jun 10, Sydney, Australia


454. Rainbow Lorikeet
455. Noisy Miner
456. Laughing Kookaburra
457. Crested Pigeon
458. Australian White Ibis
459. Dusky Moorhen
460. Maned Duck
461. Hardhead
 

viator

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Singapore
Jul 7, Pulau Ubin, Singapore

462. Common Hill Myna
463. Crested Goshawk
464. Abbott's Babbler
 

viator

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Singapore
Jul 15, Hong Kong

A brief 2 day business trip to Hong Kong. No birding time today just a few new birds whilst getting around.

465. Crested Myna
466. Light-vented Bulbul
467. Eurasian Magpie
 

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