IntroductionThese publications cover the conservation of New Zealand's native birds.
Hutton's shearwaters are a globally endangered seabird that breed at just two sites in the Seaward Kaikoura mountains. The report summarizes current knowledge of population trends 10 years after an intensive study.
This study of rock wren in Henderson Basin, Kahurangi National Park continues on from earlier work in the late 1980s. Predator trapping, banding and observation of the rock wren population began in 2000.
Shorebirds (Order Charadriiformes) have been counted at high tide roosts on harbours, estuaries and beaches in the Bay of Plenty since 1970. Twice yearly (summer and winter) counts started in 1984 and continue today.
This paper documents the effect of mustelid control on South Island kaka (Nestor meridionalis) nesting success and recruitment in the Rotoiti Nature Recovery Project, Nelson Lakes National Park from 1997-2006.
Blue duck/whio (Hymenolaimus malacorhynchos) are nationally endangered. This survey compares data to a previous one done over the summer of 1999/2000 to estimate the population in a number of the rivers in the north west catchments of Kahurangi National Park.