April 8, 2018 by
banded dotterel, bird survey, Black-billed gull, black-fronted terns, Breeding, Clarence River, Ecology, gene editing, genetic, Lower Waitaki, Newsletters, pest mammals, Reports, Research, seabirds, trapping, traps, wrybill
Greetings, At our last meeting in February, Ailsa’s Howard’s presentation on the use of ‘nesting cages’ on South Bay, Kaikoura, was impressive, to say the least. This method is proving to be a highly successful technique for saving nesting dotterels, with the added social engagement benefit of placing emphasis on ‘saving’ birds rather than ‘killing’ […]
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December 16, 2015 by
climate change, migration, population trends, seabirds
A paper published in PLOS ONE a few days ago indicates grim news for seabirds, and New Zealand waters are in the thick of it. Seabird population changes are good indicators of long-term and large-scale change in marine ecosystems, and important because of their many impacts on marine ecosystems. Monitoring approximately 19% of the global […]
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