April 7, 2018 by
black-fronted terns, Breeding, Clarence River, Ecology, Lower Waitaki, pest weeds, Reports, Research, Waitaki, weeds
Braided rivers are home to a number of our special native birds, and they need some help! Creating islands in the river where birds can nest is one way we can help reverse the decline of birds like the wrybill, black billed gull and black fronted terns. Several project to test the optimal size and […]
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July 9, 2017 by
Ashburton, climate change, Events, Exhibition, kaki /black stilt, Newsletters, Orari, Waimakariri, Waitaki
Greetings, Firstly, a reminder that the next BRaid meeting is Friday 3.00pm (not 1.30pm as previously advertised) 14 July at the DOC offices, 31 Ngai Mahi Road, Sockburn. I will be emailing an agenda to members in the next few days. You do not need to be a member to come along, indeed, the meetings […]
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December 21, 2016 by
Ashley, Black-billed gull, black-fronted terns, Breeding, Education, Lower Waitaki, Newsletters, Waitaki, wrybill
Merry Christmas everyone. Firstly, a big thank you for your support this year. I’ll keep this brief as I know your email inboxes will be jammed with end-of-year missives. I will be away from Friday 23 December until the end of January. If I manage to snap a few photos of Iceland’s braided rivers, I’ll […]
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February 9, 2016 by
Black-billed gull, black-fronted terns, Breeding, Waitaki
From Ann-Kathrin Schlesselmann It was a stunner day down here and I used the opportunity to go out to the Waitaki river mouth. The bar is full of birdlife starting with banded dotterels, oystercatchers, red-billed gulls, black-billed gulls, white-fronted tern, shags and black-back gulls. There is a massive colony of white-fronted terns (more than 500 […]
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