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
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
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
The Shorebird Centre will be closed for a week from Sunday 23rd August to allow the floor to be sanded and re-varnished. We apologise for any inconvenience, we will reopen on Tuesday September 1st. However you can still come and see
We’ve added a new page to the website, all about reading bands and flags. If you have spotted any birds with bling over the summer learn what it could mean!
University of Queensland Project Update 30th November 2013 9am – 1pm Miranda Shorebird Centre Millions of migratory shorebirds migrate from Arctic Russia and Alaska to Australia and New Zealand. We have discovered widespread population declines of staggering severity and rapidity,
Some details on the day! The aims of this Bioblitz are: 1. To find out what species are present in the Taramaire-Miranda area. 2. To find out as much as possible about likely food web connections (including what epiphytes and
MIRANDA BIOBLITZ – THE THOUSAND SPECIES CHALLENGE The Miranda Naturalists’ Trust (MNT) is organising a “Bioblitz” of the Miranda Coast between 6 a.m. and midnight on 28 February 2013. The area to be covered encompasses the coastal strip between
We are proud to announce that the reknown bookshop at the Miranda Shorebird Centre – possibly the finest collection of natural history books on birds all in the one place in New Zealand – is now open for business online!