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The impacts of window strike on our native birds

By   /  February 17, 2018  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Kereru, Native animals, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, window strike  /  Comments Off on The impacts of window strike on our native birds

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: The impacts of window strike on our native birds By Kelly Hancock, Community Ranger Cleaning windows must be one of the most dreaded household tasks. If you manage to keep your windows sparkling clean, well done – you’re doing better than me! But those clean […]

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10 tips for attracting native birds to your garden

By   /  October 8, 2017  /  24/7 News, Animal pests, Bellbird, Conservation, Conservation Week, Department of Conservation, Environment, Kereru, Koromiko, Native animals, Native plants, New Zealand Government, Public Sector, tree planting, tui  /  Comments Off on 10 tips for attracting native birds to your garden

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: 10 tips for attracting native birds to your garden It’s Conservation Week next weekend. One of the ways you can get involved is by protecting the native birds in your backyard. Here are some ways you can do that: Photo: Pseudopanax 1. Plant nectar producing flowers Korimako/bellbirds […]

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Photo of the week: New Zealand pigeon/kererū/kūkū/kukupa

By   /  September 21, 2016  /  24/7 News, Conservation, Department of Conservation, Environment, Great Kererū Count, Kereru, New Zealand Government, Photo of the week, Photography, Public Sector  /  Comments Off on Photo of the week: New Zealand pigeon/kererū/kūkū/kukupa

MIL OSI – Source: Department of Conservation – Release/Statement Headline: Photo of the week: New Zealand pigeon/kererū/kūkū/kukupa Today’s photo is of the New Zealand pigeon/kererū/kūkū/kukupa. The kererū is a large bird with iridescent green and bronze feathers on its head and a smart white vest. The noisy beat of its wings is a distinctive sound […]

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