Blogger: Campaign Manager for the Tui and Co-leader of the Green Party, Russel Norman. To vote in our Bird of the Year competition, please go here . Polls close on November 25th.
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Phil Bilbrough has contributed 24 entries to our website, so far.
Blogger: Campaign Managers for the kākā: ZEALANDIA ecosanctuary and Forest & Bird’s Conservation Advocate Nic Vallance. Kākā are making a comeback and the world is a better place for it. You just can’t stay grumpy when you’re watching a bunch of them playing in the trees. Go on, try it. Good looking, smart, great […]
Blogger: Campaign Manager for the Ruru & Leader of the Labour Party, Phill Goff Okay so a group of tui is an ecstasy. I get that. Actually I like that. But there’s no way I’m barracking for that big ego-ed, Matt Preston of a bird. Hell no. The ruru is my avian hero. And appropriately […]
Guest blogger: Campaign manager for the White-faced Storm Petrel, Chris Gaskin We’ve all been amazed by the trans-Pacific journeys of godwits, Alaskan breeders that make their way to our shores. For my mind, the migration journey’s prize must go to this bird – the white-faced storm petrel – my contender for Bird of the Year. […]
Blogger: Campaign Manager for the kakariki, Phil Bilbrough My green crimson friend You are bright bubbly beautiful My grandson; see these birds They used to play in my orchard. I didn’t mean for you to go I’m pleased to see you again. My young fellow These birds are bright and full of life Yes, like […]
Guest blogger: Campaign Manager for the Kakariki: Phil Bilbrough I’m cool. I look great – anyone who says different is jealous. I am Kākāriki, eight inches of attitude. Vote for me in Forest & Bird’s Bird of the Year competition. I’m a local and one that stands out. I am colour and personality. Beautiful light […]