Monday, November 19, 2018

2018 - BNZRF Projects

Projects selected for funding by the Birds New Zealand Research Fund in 2018:

  • Brown kiwi: Pair stability using eggshell DNA extraction. (David Vieco (Massey University)
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  • Capacity of restored forests to support native birds. (Elizabeth Elliot-Hogg, Univ. Waikato)
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  • Database of known penguin colonies in NZ. (Kerry-Jayne Wilson)
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  • Distribution of coccidia in kiwi. (Sarah Coker, Massey University)
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  • Influence of sugar-feeders on birds in gardens. (Daria Erastova, University of Auckland)
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  • Kiwi: Comparison of monitoring methods. (Emma Feenstra, Massey University)
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  • New Zealand Storm Petrel - Conservation Genomics. (Andrew Veale, Unitec Auckland)
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  • Response of avian feeding ecology to human changes. (Barbara Tomotani, Te Papa)
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  • Seabird surveys of predator-free islands in Northland. (Chris Gaskin, NNZST)
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  • Takahe: Spatially Explicit Modelling of reintroduction. (James Hunter, University of Otago)
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  • Tui pollination of flax - a microbial perspective. (Manpreet Dhami, Landcare Research)
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  • Yellow-eyed penguins: Post fledging dispersal. (Melanie Young, University of Otago)
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  • Yellow-eyed penguins: Diet analysis of YEP Auckland I. (Chris Muller, Massey University)
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  • Fiordland Penguins (tawaki): Population monitoring. (Thomas Mattern, University of Otago)
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