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The 2017 New Zealand Bird Conference and Annual General Meeting of Birds New Zealand will be held in

         Te Anau (Southland)...

Read latest Banding Newsletter here.

Read results from the "Wader Conservation World Watch" - the world shorebird count held in November - ...

A new edition of Birds New Zealand magazine has been published, reporting on the Birds New Zealand Research Fund 2016 funding round,...

This scholarship for post-grad students is sponsored by the George Mason Charitable Trust and named in commemoration of David Medway. 


The Banding Office would like to improve the recording and reporting (as well as timely feedback) of colour-banded birds, and has developed two...

The Report on the National Red-billed Gull Survey 2014-2016 is now available...

As part of a suite of changes and improvements in the Banding Office, Michelle has introduced a newsletter to keep banders informed of changes,...

Jack Kinghan of the Bay of Islands International Academy won the Far North Birds New Zealand prize for 2016.  His study, Comparison...

Read results from a recent small petrel study in North Otago ...


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