The 2024 Shorebird Calendar is out now. Either shop online or buy one from the Shorebird Centre next time you’re there. $18.00 each Produced by the Pūkorokoro Naturalists’ Trust, the Aotearoa voice for shorebirds. Your purchase helps support the work
By Keith Woodley 1953 was an eventful year. Ed Hillary and Tenzing Norgay reached the summit of Everest, immediately prior to the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II. There was a worker uprising in East Germany. Dwight Eisenhower was sworn in
Prepared by Tansy Bliss (Kaitiaki Ranger PMNT) in collaboration with Anne Schlesselmann (MWLR Project Co-ordinator/Researcher – Conservation Ecology) and Emma Williams (DOC Project Manager/Science Advisor) – January 2023 Manaaki Whenua | Landcare Research (MWLR) and the Department of Conservation (DOC)
The 2023 Shorebird Calendar is out now. Either shop online or buy one from the Visitors Centre next time you’re there. $15.00 each Produced by the Pūkorokoro Miranda Naturalists’ Trust, the New Zealand voice for shorebirds. Your purchase helps support
The management programme for the Northern New Zealand Dotterel/Tūturiwhatu, which has seen the population go from a steady decline to almost doubling in 30 years, is one of our greatest conservation successes. That triumph is due to the work of scores of community volunteers, the enthusiasm of a few dedicated wildlife rangers and the strategy devised by Dr John Dowding, writes Jim Eagles.
Watch our webinar following the last 2 years tracking the godwit migrations through the flyway
This special godwit issue is full of the latest research on Bar-tailed godwits and insight from Keith Woodley into the strikingly different life of these birds in their northern home.
An interesting look into the New Zealand history of the Caspian Tern, the largest tern in the world, and a dive into their irregular breeding habits and vulnerabilities.
Look out for Fernbirds. – Read about Jim Eagles and his family’s search for Fernbirds along the Shorebird Coast in our February 2021 Magazine
As 2020 came to a close, and holiday plans and last minute work pressures consumed many people’s thoughts, the Pacific Golden Plover team had their minds on more ornithological matters – another attempt to catch some PGPs and fit them with transmitters.