• By NZ Bird Atlas Team February 1, 2024

    The final countdown continues before the Atlas finishes, and we have another challenge this month for you all 🤓 📆February is the final month of the final Summer season and the Atlas team want to continue to encourage the Atlas community to be trying to gather observations across as many grid squares as possible before […]

  • By NZ Bird Atlas Team January 23, 2024

    During December last year the Atlas team were excited to have worked with various stakeholders to line up eBird workshops at various locations around the country. The response was incredible.

  • By Young Birders New Zealand Team January 19, 2024

    Kia Ora! We are the Young Birders New Zealand team, focused on inspiring and encouraging Young New Zealanders like us to appreciate nature and the amazing outdoors of Aotearoa.

  • By NZ Bird Atlas Team January 2, 2024

    🍾 Happy New Year! We hope you’re ready for another fantastic year of birding/Atlasing!

  • By NZ Bird Atlas Team December 31, 2023

    2024 marks the very final stages of the New Zealand Bird Atlas project. The final 5 months are here and we’re ready, are you?

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    By NZ Bird Atlas Team November 17, 2023

    It is often reported that tarāpuka/black-billed gulls are the most endangered gull in the world – but is this really the case? This largely stems from the 2017 New Zealand Bird Threat Classification System listing black-billed gull as Endangered – Nationally Critically; due to reputed and predicted high ongoing population declines.

  • By NZ Bird Atlas Team November 7, 2023

    The Atlas team ran a Toi Toi wines funded Atlas expedition to the West Coast this October Labour Weekend. The key aim was to increase day and night effort across as much of the areas close to Hokitika as possible.

  • By NZ Bird Atlas Team October 20, 2023

    The Atlas team are very excited to announce that there will be a series of eBird workshops being held in December 2023, with members of the eBird team! With the help of Birds New Zealand, Zealandia, Nelson City Council, Environment Canterbury, Queenstown Lakes District Council and Whakatipu Wildife Trust, the Atlas team, and the eBird […]

  • By Christopher Tuffley September 16, 2023

    Read Christopher Tuffley’s personal account of his Winter Atlasing efforts below. We always love to feature Atlasing adventures undertaken by the community, and we’re stoked to be able to share this recent adventure of Christopher’s!