Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust’s (MBCT’s )‘Boomer Boys’ have made 96 birds (that’s 24 bar-tailed godwits, 24 wrybills, 24 South Island pied oystercatchers, and 24 red knots) in the Trust’s Boomer Businesses, a community shed for men and women aged over
SO MUCH HAS HAPPENED
So much has happened. It is difficult to know where to start.The Pippin Brownies from Paeroa finished their birds. There are just a few Pippins so they each made 2 birds. The “Boomer Boys” of the Manukau Beautification Charitable Trust
Smiles All Round!
Jim Eagles visited the very busy Mangatangi School last week. The school photographer was also visiting so it was all set up for this image of happy, smiling students holding their contributions to “The Flock”. They all look fantastic. A
BirdsNZ Youth Camp add to THE FLOCK
School holidays is usually the time for an extra hour in bed. Not for the young birders at the BirdsNZ Youth Camp held at Pukorokoro Miranda. They were often up before dawn.Pleasingly they did find time to add some new
Letting your inner Picasso loose!
There are just so many ways to decorate a bird, here are a few.The top bird is realistic, permanent marker pens on shower board.The rest are more inventive. However YOU can write a message, knit a rugby jersey, make a
There were happy children and busy hands when Jim Eagles visited Kaiaua School last week. Painting “the Flock” birds is a great fit with the school’s teaching programme. Really looking forward to visiting to see the finished birds. Meanwhile down
Great ideas migrate
Great ideas migrate, just like birds do! This one started its journey on Ainslie Beach, Southport, Lancashire in the United Kingdom. Six hundred gaily decorated bird models were assembled on the beach as part of an environmental celebration. It was