Tagged: gully

Wallaby Woes: Pt. 2

Mid-summer last year we had a wallaby hopping about Little Owl Gully. The first time we’d seen one in the actual gully, although a couple of years previous June had witnessed a full-grown wallaby...

Buttercup Gully!

Little Owl Gully morphed into White-faced Heron Gully! last post, and this time around I’m writing about Buttercup Gully! On holiday, I do my best to block out my habitual preoccupation with things back...

White-faced Heron Gully!

A breeding pair of white-faced herons, croakily vocal and day-time active, have been treating the gully and surrounds as home territory for a month now. In contrast, the gully’s owls have gone quiet, as...

Wallaby Woes

Predicted distributions of dama wallabies (North Island, left) and Bennett’s wallabies (South Island, right) from 2015 through to 2065. These models were created in 2015, based on the best available data at that time....

The gully’s a mess!

Three or four big bonfires a year are needed to keep on top of the woody messes that accumulate in the gully. Crack willow branches, limbs, sometimes entire trunks come down in wind or...

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