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Christchurch Bird Show 2020

Christchurch Bird Show 2020

While the spectre of Covid-19 saw the cancellation of shows nationwide in 2020 the recent lifting of lockdown rules has seen some bird clubs taking flight once more. We’re happy to share the news of Christchurch’s upcoming event…

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Neighbourhood watch

Neighbourhood watch

It’s nationwide. It’s extremely helpful for our conservation efforts. And it’s on again this week! The New Zealand Garden Bird Survey is on in 2020 from the 27th of June to the 5th of July.

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Introducing the Peka Power Pack

Introducing the Peka Power Pack

Got some space in your backyard but nowhere to hang a feeder? Or want to hang one but aren’t sure about the safety of your winged mates with all the local predators? This new feeder pack is the perfect answer…

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Our World of Nature

Our World of Nature

Drones to save Kakapo? Towns overrun by feral chickens? Commentators playing games with their dogs at home? It’s been a funny old time in the world recently…

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The feed equation

The feed equation

A balanced diet will ensure chickens grow strong, lay eggs and live healthily and happily. Calcium is absolutely crucial. But how much is not enough – and how much is too much?

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Our world of nature

Our world of nature

Another win for nature! The kakī/black stilt is the world’s rarest wading bird, with just a couple of dozen of these beautiful natives alive in the not too distant past. That’s changing with a huge trapping effort undertaken within the Canterbury habitat of the stilt.

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Bambeautiful

We’re excited to announce an entire new range of beautiful feeders, with plenty of options for attracting all those glorious birds, bugs and bees to your garden.

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Song birds

Song birds

We were inspired by our lock down ‘silver lining’ to undertake the auditory equivalent of bird watching online – listening for songs that included birdsong. Check out our list here…

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D.I.Y for F.L.Y

D.I.Y for F.L.Y

Lockdown has taught us plenty about making do with less as those junk drawers, recycling bins and to-be-sorted piles became fodder for all kinds of craft projects. Now there’s still a little time to go with many families in isolation and, as the weather gets colder, our local birdlife is looking to gain weight for the winter ahead.

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It’s podcast time…

It’s podcast time…

With a little more time on our hands at home you now have the perfect opportunity to enjoy one of the many incredible podcasts out there. Autumn afternoons are perfect for curling up in a sunny spot with a cup of tea and sinking into an absorbing narrative or stimulating discussion as you look out over the bird feeder.

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Our world of nature

Our world of nature

Our world of nature is constantly changing, always interesting and definitely worth a read. Click here to see what’s been happening!

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