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New Zealand’s Bird Of The Year has finished with the mighty Hoiho being voted as the country’s favourite bird. The yellow-eyed penguin’s victory was a huge result for all seabirds.
We often talk about what it means to welcome wild birds into the family.
What better time to think about what this actually means than the holiday season, when many kiwi families are flying back to reunite with their loved ones?
Willowbank is an iconic wildlife sanctuary different generations of Kiwis (quite literally) have grown up with. With an incredibly diverse range of wildlife the park’s team needs to always ensure feed is exactly suited to each individual animal.
We’re seeing evidence that there’s a lot less bread being fed to ducks both in backyards and local parks and gardens around New Zealand. This is great news!
Every year it seems we hear of yet another disastrous event that affects our local kororā population. From dog and cat predators to choking on plastic, oil spills to overfishing, the threats against this small sea birds are plentiful. Here’s how you can help protect them…
Last year the general mindset seemed to be “Gee – they’re all alike, I’ll just give my Bird Of The Year vote to the first penguin I come across.” That’s why we’ve written this short and completely impartial guide on who to vote for. Here are your choices…
It’s New Zealand’s Bird Of The Year election time! Read more on this and more news on happy birds, confused dogs, high-flying books and more…
A record 71 Kākāpo chicks have survived through to juvenile age in 2019 – far surpassing the previous high of 32. Read on for more info and more great news!
If you’re anything like us these recent weekends will have been spent in the backyard tidying up and planting now that spring is here. Check out our short guide to getting the most from your garden.