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!
In 2011, the IUCN Species Survival Commission and IUCN Asia Regional Office commissioned an independent report to assess the state and condition of intertidal habitats along the East Asian-Australasian Flyway (EAAF), in response to growing concerns expressed by IUCN members
We’ve just updated the publications page with the August and November 2011 issues of Miranda Naturalists’ Trust News. Have a look and learn about vagrency, Chatham Island Shorebirds and details about the threats that Red Knots are facing in Bohai
Miranda Naturalists’ Trust (MNT) was represented at the 6th meeting of partners of the East Asian Australasian Flyway Partnership held at Palembang, Indonesia 19-23 March, 2012. The partnership is a voluntary network of governments, NGOs and corporations with a common
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. Giant kokopu and koura. Photo:
These four bittern chicks raised near the Shorebird Centre were most welcome…. This Australian assisted immigrant photographed in our central courtyard this week was not.
The result of a very successful working bee last weekend is a new hide. Considerably larger and more elaborate than the current hide, it was built at the shorebird centre, then dismantled and taken down to the shell bank. It
Our six day Field Course covers a lot of ground! intensive and fun! Join us from the 21st to 27th of January. Ornithology Shorebird identification catching and banding birds bird structure with a dissection shorebird monitoring techniques data collection and