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.
The Flock and a mini festival of shorebird films at Devonport.
The Flock is coming to Devonport, with over 2500 birds on display at Windsor reserve from 18 to 28 November.
The Flock is a creative and fun project that will spread the message about the threats facing our migratory shorebirds and build support for their protection. Everyone can get involved by cutting out, painting or hosting bird gatherings that will grow, representing the cause through till March 2017. The flock has begun to assemble. Find out more!
Hēmi Whaanga from University of Waikato. – Think you know the names for our birds? Why is a Tui not necessarily a Tui?
Hēmi will talk about Maori names for our birds. Speaker at 11.00 a.m. followed by birding in the afternoon More events
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The recent cannon netting and census gave an interesting insight into the SIPO at Pukorokoro Miranda. There were about 2000 birds counted. Examination..
The cannon netting was” like mist netting on steroids” said one member of the PM field course! Saturday was mist netting of passerines.Yesterday..
The tides have been building all week providing great opportunities for members of the Pukorokoro Miranda Field Course to sight and identify..