Part of the Upper Waitaki River catchment, the 25km Tasman River is an outflow of the Tasman, Murchison, Hooker and Mueller Glaciers in Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park. This video features the area on the Tasman River where black black stilt/kakī live, and where DOC is undergoing intensive predator management.
It is included here as a separate page because significant conservation activities are being undertaken in this conservation land, as part of Project River Recovery.
Important Bird Areas on Tasman River: links to 6-page PDF file that includes maps, habitat types, and threats relevant to this river. This document was extracted from Forest & Bird’s 177-page 20Mb file on all rivers, lakes, and coastal areas.