Friday, November 24, 2017

2017 - BNZRF Projects

Projects selected for funding by the Birds New Zealand Research Fund in 2017:

  • Acoustic automatic ID of species and acoustic indices. (Ivan Campos, Auckland University)
    Overview

  • Australasian stilts: Genetics and evol. history. (Natalie Forsdick, Otago University)
    Overview

  • Bird calls analysis - Citizen science project. Wellington. (Victor Anton, Victoria University)
    Overview

  • Buller's shearwater: Populations+breeding biology. Poor Knights I. (Chris Gaskin/NNZST)
    Overview 

  • Chatham Island Taiko: Conservaton genetics. Chatham I. (Jacqui Tizard, Auckland Univ)
    Overview

  • Crested penguins: Genetic diversity. (Theresa Cole, Otago University)
    Overview

  • Fiordland crested penguins: Foraging. Jackson H/Milford S. (Jeffrey White, Marshall Univ)
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  • Fiordland penguins: Habitat+environment Jackson B/Codfish I. (Thomas Mattern/Otago Univ)
    Overview 

  • Great spotted kiwi: Distribution+relative abundance. Northwest Nelson. (Robin & Sandy Toy)
    Overview

  • Grey ducks: Plumage variation. Australian Museums. (Murray Williams)
    Overview

  • Hihi: Foraging and ecological restoration. Tiritiri, Bushy Park. (Caitlin Andrews, King's College)
    Overview

  • Robins: Cognitive ability+gen. diversity. Marlborough S. (Archie MacFarlane, Canterbury Univ)
    Overview (available soon)

  • South Georgian diving petrel: conservation. Codfish I. (Johannes Fischer/Victoria Univ)
    Overview

  • Weka: Effectiveness as seed dispersers. Stewart I, Westland. (Jo Carpenter, Canterbury Univ)
    Overview

  • Yellow-eyed penguins: Dispersal study fledglings. Otago Coast. (Melanie Young/Otago Univ) 
    Overview