More information on the Nature Journaling and Print making courses are now available on our courses page. We still hope to be running a photography course later in the year. Watch this space.
Grey Teal are breeding on Widgery Lake this year, oddly enough a first record. Banded Rail are also seen around the edges of the lake. Down at the ponds and at the shellbanks… Migrants and Vagrants 1 Little Whimbrel seen
Eminent Dutch biologist and ecologist Professor Theunis Piersma returns to New Zealand for our final Year of the Godwit events. Author and co-author of hundreds of peer-reviewed papers and other publications, Theunis leads a global team of researchers unravelling the
Lots going on in the news lately – here’s a bit of a roundup. UPDATED to include November! 17/11/15 Return from trip regarding Red Knots RNZ audio RNZ article 31/10/15 More Bird of the Year and godwits in general Radio
The end of October and early November saw a sighting of Banded Rail back on Widgery Lake. A grey teal family on the lake is actually the first record of teal breeding on the lake. Migrants and Vagrants 3900 Bar-tailed
After a close fought race the bar-tailed godwit was today voted New Zealand’s favourite bird in 2015. Thanks to all the voters, the Forest and Bird organisers and to all of the professionals and volunteers who put so much time
There’s a lot of calls at the moment to vote in Forest and Bird’s Bird of the year campaign. PMNT doesn’t usually campaign for a bird, but this year we are campaigning for bar-tailed godwit. Here’s why you should
This role has now been closed Many visitors will know long term staff member Maria Stables-Page, Maria has decided to move in a new direction with her career and will shortly finish working at the Shorebird Centre, she’s assured
Its all about the wrybills and the oystercatchers at this time of year. The stilt pools are pretty flooded so the birds have been on the mudflats and banks. The two dabchickson the stilt ponds were an indication of how
Find out about the Trust’s work in North Korea. More details will be available in PMNT News or contact the Shorebird Centre.