Using pictures to summarise findings from the initial round of focus groups, involving a wide range of people and organisations involved in bird monitoring and reporting.
Every year, a huge effort goes into collecting bird data around New Zealand. To realise the full value of those data often requires overcoming barriers to data access and use. Here we illustrate four such barriers.
About 3000 people took part in the 2014 Garden Bird Survey. Over 60% of those people participated in an online survey to help us improve your Garden Bird Survey experience in the future.
Did you know that kōkō is the traditional name for tūī? This name is still preferred by many native speakers. Here we explore the origin and significance of some of the different Māori and English names for this bird.
E mōhio ana koe ko te ingoa tuku iho ā te Māori mō te tūī ko kōkō? E mau tonu ana ētahi iwi tipu ake i roto i te reo i tēnei ingoa. Tēnā koa kia wherawhera tātou i te huanga, i te hiranga ō ētahi o ngā momo ingoa Māori, ingoa Pākehā mō tēnei manu.