Meet the Wildlife

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

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

Other animals also include hedgehogs and wild rabbits.