Meet the Wildlife

We are also very fortunate to have a rare native parrot, called the Kaka, visit our property in the winter. They are very noisy parrots with beautiful red feathers under their wings.  They love to hang out in our Eucalyptus trees

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The birds you may hear or see on this property include:

  • Australasian harrier hawk
  • Hedge Sparrow
  • Quail
  • Blackbird
  • House Sparrow
  • Seagull
  • Chaffinch
  • Indian Mynah
  • Shining Cuckoo
  • Doves
  • Kaka
  • Silver Eye
  • Eastern rosella
  • Kingfisher
  • Song Thursh
  • Fantail
  • Magpie
  • Spur Wing Plover
  • Goldfinch
  • Mallard duck
  • Tui
  • Greenfinch
  • Moorpork
  • Welcome Swallow
  • Grey Warbler
  • Paradise shellduck
  • Wood pigeon – kereru
  • Harrier Hawk
  • Pukeko

 

If you wish to hear the birdsong for any of these birds, follow this link.

Other wildlife also include hedgehogs and wild rabbits.  We have a baiting programme to keep down pests such as rats and mice – to support our lovely birdlife on the property.