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Located only an hour from Auckland the Pukorokoro 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 Pukorokoro Miranda during part of the year, and with numbers of shorebirds often exceeding 10,000 the 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.


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The members of Pukorokoro Miranda Naturalists’Trust, once described as a little club, are quite unassuming but remarkably effective. You can..

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The Northern Shoveler was hard to miss today as he was sleeping with Australasian Shovelers just in front of the Stilt Hide at Pukorokoro Miranda…

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Pukorokoro Miranda Shorebird Centre – Keep the birds coming

WORKING BEE to clear flood damage: Saturday 19 May from 9.00 a.m. Following the storm and tidal surge in January we need help with tasks around..

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In anticipation of the next breeding season variable oystercatcher pairs can be seen defending territories against the occasional intrusion of..

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