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…

Signs for Weta hotels
Weta signs

Weta Hotel and signs and have a nice summer :D

i 7th January, 2017

Kia Ora Its a great summer! Wet enough for our planted plants and the bush, but enough sunny days to provide warmth and nice clear days. While we have been fairly laid back over the holidays, the bush have been busy. Full of bird chicks, setting fruit and of course weeds and pests always on the move. The little kereru squab, fledged on Dec 13. The pair have been seen on several occasions around the bushy parts of the peninsula,…