Posts tagged - keruru

The Great Keruru Count 2015

Posted on September 19th, 2015

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The Great Keruru Count is back on! You might remember my post from last year about this great initiative, which is aimed at raising awareness about the importance of keruru and how we can help protect these beautiful birds. We’ve noticed that in Ngaio, where we live, the keruru have just recently started coming back […]

The Great Keruru Count

Posted on September 22nd, 2014

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There’s a neat project going on in New Zealand over the next couple of weeks: The Great Keruru Count. It’s a conservation project which is led by the Forest & Bird Society and Kiwi Conservation Club.  Between 22nd September and 5th October, you’re encouraged to record sightings of keruru, our beautiful native wood pigeon, in order […]

Finding Inspiration at Barton’s Bush

Posted on January 13th, 2014

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Sometimes finding inspiration is as simple as taking a walk.  We found a section of bush near my Dad’s place that was just teeming with beautiful birds, and spent a couple of hours there roaming around, listening to the sounds of the forest and taking photos. We held a stake-out at a group of flax […]