Wrybill foraging - IanSouthey Photo Competition
Miranda is the best site in New Zealand for seeing Wrybill. Photo competition- open entry
Closing Date 31/5/15

Located only an hour from Auckland the Miranda Shorebird Centre is an excellent stop to escape the city and have a look at some of New Zealand’s amazing birdlife. With nearly half of the population of the endemic Wrybill found at Miranda during part of the year, and with numbers of shorebirds often exceeding 10,000 the Miranda coastline is almost a mandatory stop for any birdwatcher passing by.  Visit the Shorebird Centre and find out what birds are around, stay with us for a weekend escape from the bustle of the city or join us for one of our regular events.


Our next event: 24 May 10AM at the Shorebird Centre

Speaker: Shorebird Scientist Phil Battley

(Will follow the, hopefully short, AGM.  Birdwatching afterwards.)  More events


What’s been happening

  • Miranda Shorebird Centre added 2 new photos.

    The Pukorokoro Miranda team is busy in China. Together with Robert Gill (Alaska Science Centre) from the northern end of the EAA Flyway they continue to build relationships and advocate for the shorebirds. Here they are at Donggang Number 2 Middle School which is near Yalu Jiang Nature Reserve, the re-fuelling stop for many of our Bar-tailed Godwit and Red Knot. Bob Gill was part of the international team that tracked, by satellite telemetry, the legendary Godwit E7 from PM to Yalu Jiang, on to Alaska and back to us in 2007.

    13 hours ago

  • Miranda Shorebird Centre added 2 new photos.

    The Pukorokoro Miranda team is busy in China. Together with Robert Gill (Alaska Science Centre) from the northern end of the EAA Flyway they continue to build relationships and advocate for the shorebirds. Here they are at Donggang Number 2 Middle School which is near Yalu Jiang Nature Reserve, the re-fuelling stop for many of our Bar-tailed Godwit and Red Knot. Bob Gill was part of the international team that tracked, by satellite telemetry, the legendary Godwit E7 from PM to Yalu Jiang, on to Alaska and back to us in 2007.

    13 hours ago

  • Miranda Shorebird Centre uploaded a new video.

    The Year of the Godwit Competition, sharing with you a few of the amazing entries.

    April 26

  • Miranda Shorebird Centre uploaded a new video.

    The Year of the Godwit Competition, sharing with you a few of the amazing entries.

    April 26