Wednesday, May 24, 2017

2016 - BNZRF Projects

Projects selected for funding by the Birds New Zealand Research Fund in 2016:

  • Brown skua: Variation in resource use+movement. Chatham I (Hendrik Schultz/AKL Univ)
    Overview  
  • Coccidia in kiwi creches. Rotorua+Auckland. (Harry Taylor/Massey Univ)
    Overview
  • Diving petrel: Foraging behaviour. Hauraki Gulf (Brendon Dunphy/Auckland Univ)
    Overview
  • Falcon: Baseline population data. Eastern South Island (Graham Parker)
    Overview 
  • Fiordland crested penguin: Marine ecology. West C/Milford/Codfish I (Thomas Mattern/Otago Univ)
    Overview
  • Gannet: Diet and predator/prey interaction. Hauraki Gulf (Nigel Adams/Auckland Unitec)
    Overview
  • Mottled petrel: Impact of translocation on chicks. Codfish I (Rachael Sagar/AKL Univ)
    Overview
  • Kakapo: Palaeoecology and ancient DNA. South Island (Alexander Boast/Auckland Univ)
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  • Northern Kermadec seabirds. Raoul Island. (Chris Gaskin/Northern NZ Seabird Trust)
    Overview 
  • Recolonisation by native bush birds. Hamilton+New P (Elizabeth Elliot-Hogg/Waikato Univ)
    Overview 
  • Yellow-eyed penguin: Foraging and nest study. Otago. (Mel Young/Otago Univ)
    Overview  
  • Yellow-eyed penguin: Fledgling dispersal. Otago Coast (Bryony Alden/Otago Univ)
    Overview
  • Yellow-eyed penguin: Impacts of tourism. Enderby Island (Rebecca French/Massey Univ)
    Overview