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Unique Book On Subantarctic Birds Wins A Prestigious Whitley Award

Tuesday, 16 November 2021, 7:35 am | Birds New Zealand

Lost Gold, the first ever book to examine the ornithology of the subantarctic Auckland Islands, has won the Science and Conservation category of the prestigious Whitley Awards for zoological literature. Presented annually by the Royal Zoological Society ... More >>

2021 New Zealand Bird Conference

Thursday, 20 May 2021, 1:33 pm | Birds New Zealand

  The 2021 New Zealand Bird Conference will be held from 5-7 June (Queen’s Birthday Weekend) in Thames (Coromandel) Join us for this important event and learn more about our country's unique birds! Over 2 days there will be a series of 10 to ... More >>

2019 New Zealand Bird Conference

Thursday, 30 May 2019, 9:52 am | Birds New Zealand

Birds New Zealand will hold its 80th annual conference in Wellington at Queen’s Birthday weekend. Established by a small group of scientists in 1939 as the Ornithological Society of New Zealand it has grown to more than 1,000 members having wider interests ... More >>

Global Big Day - 5 May!

Thursday, 3 May 2018, 11:32 am | Birds New Zealand

Join more than 20,000 others and become a part of eBird's Global Big Day on Saturday, 5 May! More >>

Importance of LongTerm Monitoring for Native Birds

Thursday, 1 June 2017, 10:48 am | Birds New Zealand

A new report released today by the Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment draws attention to the perilous state of the majority of New Zealand’s native bird species. This comes as no surprise to Birds New Zealand, a society whose members ... More >>

NZ Bird Data highlights vital importance of Yellow Sea

Sunday, 23 April 2017, 7:14 pm | Birds New Zealand

New Zealand Bird Data highlights vital importance of Yellow Sea tidal flats for migrant shorebirds More >>

Migration of Shorebirds under Threat

Wednesday, 1 October 2014, 2:33 pm | Birds New Zealand

The President of Birds NZ, David Lawrie, recently attended the 9th conference of the Australasian Wader Study Group in Darwin. This is a meeting of researchers and interested people associated with shorebirds from Australia and New Zealand. More >>

Ornithological Society of NZ renamed ‘Birds New Zealand’

Thursday, 24 April 2014, 11:13 am | Birds New Zealand

At its 2013 annual conference in Dunedin the Ornithological Society of New Zealand unanimously adopted a new brand name of Birds New Zealand. The change has been made in the hope that it will improve the awareness, understanding and relevancy of the ... More >>