Tag: Seabirds

Birdlife concerns: store acts

08:00 Thu, 17 Aug

Sally Richardson with Mitre 10 operations standards manager Charlie Humphries. Concern about the potential impact of bright shop lighting on nocturnal birdlife prompted a local...

Celebrate the return of kuaka

08:00 Mon, 3 Oct

Each year, kuaka (bar-tailed godwits) undertake incredible migration flights between Alaska and Aotearoa, with some returning to Snells Beach for their Southern Hemisphere summer. For...

New report highlights threats to seabird species

10:00 Wed, 3 Nov

Far too many of the Hauraki Gulf region’s diverse seabird breeds are threatened with extinction due to over-fishing and habitat damage, according to a new...

See Snells seabirds along the seashore

08:00 Thu, 7 Oct

Residents and visitors who use the beachfront walkway at Snells Beach will soon have several new opportunities to learn more about the many birds that...

Godwits threatened by upsurge in invading pets

12:25 Mon, 13 Sep

The arrival of the first bar-tailed godwits at the Omaha Shorebird Sanctuary this week has led to renewed calls for residents to keep their pets...

Chick inspires art to protect shorebirds

13:58 Mon, 2 Nov

Shorebird advocate Michele MacKenzie, left, with Bec Swan and her Munchkin painting. Snells Beach resident Bec Swan has rekindled her artistic talent in a bid...

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