Images from our recently completed 14th annual Miranda Field Course.

Edited to add: for a participants view of the Field course read this blog!

Enrollments are now open for the next  course, 9-15 January, 2013.

1.2 Overview of Firth of Thames ecology session with John Charteris. Photo: Dorothy Parker

Giant kokopu and koura. Photo: Pam McConnell

1.1 Course participants and tutors beside the new hide. Photo: Charmaine Jones

Invertebrates of Miranda session – pond sampling. Photo: Trish Allen

crab spider. Photo: Simon Buckell

Shore skink. Photo: Trish Allen

Mud sampling session. Photo: Brigid Glass

Mud-sampling session: looking for shorebird food. Photo: Simon Buckell

Mud sampling session. Photo James Coats

Mist netting session - kingfisher.

Mist-netting session - song thrush. Photo: Pam McConnell

Male bar-tailed godwit. Photo: Dorothy Parker

Godwit food. Photo: Pam McConnell

1.15 Wrybill. Photo: Simon Buckell

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