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Kakapo Dance by Helen Taylor (2014)

The kakapo is a pretty crazy bird; it booms. Well “boom” seems to be the official description, although I’m not convinced it accurately describes this… 139 more words

Picture Book

Community Service Project at Na Pohaku o Hauwahine, Sat. Sep. 20, 2014

Please volunteer with us on Saturday Sept. 20, 2014 from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm to help restore Na Pohaku o Hauwahine located along Kapa’a Quarry Rd. 90 more words


Plovers in the paddock

A pair of Spur-winged Plovers have taken up residence in one of the paddocks here. Their nest is on open ground, which makes them vulnerable to attacks from cats, possums, and hawks. 64 more words

Images of Hawke's Bay

Bombing practice for birds
A 5x-weekly photograph from around Hawke’s Bay :-)
dbp website

Hawke's Bay

Exotic European birds to settle in UK as it gets warmer

Rare birds that have not bred in the UK for decades have produced clutches of chicks, as experts predict the warm summers could mean more exotic European species will colonise Britain. 465 more words


Spring stirrings

Middle Sprinter

Professor Tim Entwisle makes the observation that Australia has a different set of seasons than those of Europe. This graphic illustrates five seasons based on local weather, plant and animal life. 539 more words

Edward Hunter Heritage Bush Reserve

Zealandia EcoSanctuary Wellington New Zealand

Just a few of the native birds I saw at Zealandia this morning. Free bus from downtown for visitors 25 more words

New Zealand