A little bird

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Counting our blessings

If a bird in the hand is worth two in the bush, how much value does the one in your garden have? That’s been the focus of the New Zealand Garden Bird Survey over the last 11 years.

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Talking Parrots

The Parrot Society of New Zealand conference was an excellent opportunity to talk with owners, breeders and visiting experts.

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A natural advantage

Why is New Zealand grown seed is so much better for your pets? Clue: it has to do with heat – or more specifically, the lack of heat.

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Meet the team: Ali Robb

After 28 years ensuring our seed mixes are the best around, Ali’s calling it a day. Before retiring though, he’s got some gems to share about Topflite’s early days…

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Six bird lovin’ Instagrammers to follow

Instagram has made it super easy to connect with other bird fanatics around the country and beyond. If you’re looking to fill your feed with more feathers, check out these accounts:   1. @docgovt DoC’s dispatches from the frontlines of New Zealand conservation are...

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Five tips for photographing birds

It’s not just a case of yelling ‘watch the birdie’ and hitting the button. That’s why we thought we’d share these top bird photography tips for capturing our beautiful native birds.

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