Kereru feeding on nikau
Kereru feeding on nikau

Time to catch up.

i 8th July, 2018

So lots have happened since last time we added something here. Actually a year ago, when we added our last post about the Garden Bird Survey. Today is the last day of the 2018 Survey and we have had some reports of some interesting counts. Both kereru and falcon, lots of silvereyes and of course sparrows, starlings, blackbirds etc. Let shope the numbers of native birds increase now that predator free Miramar has gone full underway with all the backyard…

Silvereye birds
Silveryes cuddeling

Garden bird survey 2017

i 24th June, 2017

Kia Ora. Hope you all are keeping dry in this wet and cold weather. The winter have otherwise been quite nice, with sunny days and clear skies! We have managed to plant half of our plant deliverys so far, but still one delivery from WCC to arrive in a few weeks. Birds are as we all know super important indicators of the health our natural habitat, and to help discover and learn more about backyard avi-fauna, we ask you to…

Re potting seedlings
Happy Volunteers re-potting seedlings

Planting Season 2017

i 13th March, 2017

That´s right! We are just starting to prepare for this seasons plantings and thsi year will be a very exciting season with a few new species reintroduced and moving into some new areas too. We have just re-potted some of our seedlings with some being large enough to plant out by the end of the season. We had a group of keen volunteers repotting for 3 hours, mostly the kereru favourite tawa, but also some locally sourced Kohekohe from our…