Birds of Charleworth Wetland Reserve

Andrew Crossland, Christchurch City Council Ranger and Ornithologist has recorded wetland birds in Charlesworth Wetland Reserve since the 1991 to the present day.

All data is copyrighted to Andrew Crossland, no compilation or redistribution is allowed without copyright holders permission.

This is a yearly summary of the data that Andrew has recorded see the Nature Watch Project Charlesworth Wetland Reserve Wetland Birds for each observation.

  Common Name Scientific Name 1991 1992 1993 1994 1996 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009
1 Arctic Skua Stercorarius parasiticus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2 Australasian Harrier Circus approximans 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 6 0 3 0 1 2
3 Banded Dotterel Charadrius bicinctus bicinctus 0 53 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 72 147 28 148 330 116 90
4 Bar-tailed Godwit Limosa lapponica baueri 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 72 210 28 1389 33 82 2122
5 Black-backed Gull Larus dominicanus dominicanus 0 0 0 8 0 14 7 21 4 6 23 17 7 4 2 19 10
6 Black-billed Gull Chroicocephalus bulleri 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 2 0 3 192 90 30 2 6 125 2
7 Black-fronted Tern Chlidonias albostriatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0
8 Black Swan Cygnus atratus 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 0 0 0
9 Cape Barren Goose Cereopsis novaehollandiae 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
10 Caspian Tern Hydroprogne caspia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 6 47
11 Feral (greylag) Goose Anser anser 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
12 Grey Duck Anas superciliosa superciliosa 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
13 Grey Plover Pluvialis squatarola 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
14 Grey Teal Anas gracilis 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 10 0 0 39 12 324 756 0 1560 882
15 Lesser Yellowlegs Tringa flavipes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
16 Little Cormorant Phalacrocorax melanoleucos brevirostris 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0
17 Mallard/Hybrid Anas superciliosa × platyrhynchos 16 19 0 19 0 0 0 4 0 6 19 14 19 8 0 51 6
18 New Zealand Shoveler Anas rhynchotis 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 8 4 0 0 4 0
19 NZ kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus vagans 0 1 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 2 0
20 Paradise Shelduck Tadorna variegata 0 19 1 27 4 4 8 19 4 14 37 39 18 45 181 49 12
21 Pied Stilt Himantopus leucocephalus 26 66 44 99 99 70 260 218 36 180 838 365 130 369 450 449 1132
22 Pukeko Porphyrio melanotus melanotus 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 11 4 2 8 0 7 24
23 Red-billed Gull Chroicocephalus scopulinus 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 2 14 676 612 2 8 4 516 145
24 Red/Black-billed Gull Red/Black-billed Gull 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 0 76 0
25 Royal Spoonbill Platalea regia 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8
26 South Island Pied Oystercatcher Haematopus finschi 0 0 5 25 120 143 233 308 0 0 897 710 100 471 371 806 1238
27 Spotted Shag Phalacrocorax punctatus punctatus 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
28 Spur-winged Plover Vanellus miles novaehollandiae 0 4 2 13 0 4 14 21 4 56 51 31 22 12 12 36 35
29 Variable Oystercatcher Haematopus unicolor 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 3 0
30 Welcome Swallow Hirundo neoxena 0 23 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 4 0 3 0
31 White-faced Heron Egretta novaehollandiae 0 9 14 43 25 2 4 5 1 9 51 10 2 7 8 63 188
32 White-flippered Penguin Eudyptula minor albosignata 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
33 Wrybill Anarhynchus frontalis 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 3 0 0