Animal Life


Animal Life


 

Manu (Birds)             

 

Conservation Status                                           *see key below for Rotokare status:                 

Anas platyrhynchos

Rakiraki (Mallard duck)

Introduced/naturalised  C S                                 

Anas rhynchotis

Kuruwhengi (Australasian Shoveler duck)

Not threatened  U S

Anas superciliosa

Pārere (Grey duck)

Threatened  U S

Anthornis melanura

Korimako (Bellbird)

Not threatened  C

Apteryx australis

Kiwi (NI Brown Kiwi)

Nationally vulnerable  C

Ardea novaehollandiae novaehollandiae

Matuku moana (White faced heron)

Not threatened  U

Aythya novaeseelandiae

Pāpango (NZ scaup)

Not threatened  C

Bowdleria punctata vealeae

Mātātā (North Island Fernbird)

At risk  C

Branta canadensis

Kuihi (Canada Goose)

Introduced/naturalised  U S                 

Callipepla californica Koera (Californian Quail) Introduced/naturalised  C

Carduelis carduelis

Goldfinch

Introduced/naturalised  C

Carduelis chloris

European Greenfinch

Introduced/naturalised  C

Carduelis flammea

Common Redpoll

Introduced/naturalised  U

Chrysococcyx lucidus

Pīpīwharauroa (Shining Cuckoo)

Not threatened  C S

Ciconiiformes threskiorni Kōtuku ngutupapa (Royal Spoonbill) Naturallyuncommon  U V

Circus approximans gouldi

Kāhu (Australasian Harrier)

Not threatened  C

Cygnus atratus

Wāna/Wani (Black Swan)

Not threatened  C

Egretta alba

Kōtuku (White Heron)

Nationally critical  U

Emberiza citrinella

Yellowhammer

Introduced/natualised  U

Falco novaeseelandiae

Kārearea (NZ Falcon)

Nationally vulnerable  U

Fringilla coelebs

Pahirini (Chaffinch)

Introduced/naturalised  C

Fulica atra

Australian Coot

Coloniser  U

Gerygone igata

Riroriro (Grey Warbler)

Not threatened  C

Gymnorhina tibicen

Makipai (Australian Magpie)

Introduced/nturalised  C

Halcyon sancta vagans

Kōtare (NZ Kingfisher)

Not threatened  C

Hemiphaga novaeseelandiae

Kereū (NZ Pigeon)

Not threatened  C

Himantopus leucocephalus

Turuturu pourewa Pied Stilt

At risk  U V

Hirundo tahitica neoxena

Warou (Welcome Swallow)

Not threatened  C

Larus dominicanus

Karoro (Black-backed Gull)

Not threatened  U

Mohoua albicilla

Pōpokatea (Whitehead)

Not threatened  C

Ninox novaeseelandiae Ruru (Morepork) Not threatened  C

Passer domesticus

Tiu (House Sparrow)

Introduced/naturalised  C

Petroica australis longipes

Toutouwai (NI Robin)

Not threatened  

Petroica macrocephala toitoi

Miromiro (NI Tomtit)

Not threatened  C

Phalacrocorax carbo

Kawau (Black Shag)

Naturally uncommon  C

Phalacrocorax melanoleucos

Kawaupaka (Little Shag)

Naturally uncommon U

Phasianus colchicus Pheasant Introduced/naturalised  U V
Philesturnus carunculatus Tīeke (Saddleback) Recovering  C

Platycercus eximius

Eastern Rosella

Introduced/naturalised  C

Poliocephalus rufopectus

Weweia (Dabchick)

Nationally vulnerable  U V

Porphyrio porphyrio melanotus

Pūkeko (Swamp Hen)

Not threatened  C

Porzana tabuensis

Pūweto (Spotless Crake)

Relect  C

Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae

Tūī (Parsons Bird)

Not threatened  C

Prunella modularis

Dunnock/Hedge Sparrow

Introduced/naturalised  U

Rhipidura fuliginosa placabilis

Pīwakawaka (NI Fantail)

Not threatened  C

Sturnus vulgaris

Tāringi (Starling)

Introduced/naturalised  U

Tadorna variegata

Pūtangitangi (Paradise Shelduck)

Not threatened  C

Turdus merula

Manu Pango (Blackbird)

Introduced/naturalised  C

Turdus philomelos

Song Thrush

Introduced/naturalised  C

Vanellus miles

Spur-Winged Plover

Not threatened  U

Zosterops lateralis

Tauhou (Silvereye)

Not threatened  C

 

Whāngote (Mammals)

Chalinolobus tuberculatus

 

 

Pekapeka (long-tailed bats)

 

 

Vulnerable  U

Ika (Fish)

   

Anguilla australis schmidtii

Tuna hinahina (Short finned eel)

Not threatened  C

Anguilla dieffenbachii

Tuna/kirirua (Long finned eel)

At risk  U

Galaxias fasciatus

Kōkopu (Banded kokopu)

Not threatened  C

Perca fluviatilus 

Perch

Introduced/naturalised  C

     

Mokomoko (Lizards)

Goldstripe gecko, Forest gecko, Brown skink, Ornate skink

Tuaiwi-kore (Invertebrates)

Diverse assemblage of terrestrial and freshwater invertebrates

Kōura/freshwater crayfish, giraffe weevils, weta, peripatus, stick insects, pururi moth etc

     

Key

V = visitor to Rotokare

C = common at Rotokare

U = uncommon at Rotokare

S = seasonal at Rotokare