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2024 NZ Bird Conference – Register now!

February 1st, 2024
The 2024 New Zealand Bird Conference and AGM of Birds New Zealand will be held in Nelson from 1 to 3 June (King’s Birthday Weekend).

Conference details

Earlybird registration and abstract submission close 31 March!

Fledgling Grant Applications close 28 February!


  • Field trip options are limited and filling up on a first-come-first-served basis!
  • Conference attendees are invited to enter their photos into the 2024 Birds NZ Photo Competition.
  • Special offer: Delegates receive a 10% Discount off the full range of books published by Potton & Burton. Details
We aim to continue the fine work of previous conferences in making this the premier event for the communication of new research findings about birds in New Zealand, and for providing opportunities for discussion, networking and field trips for professional and amateur ornithologists, students and others who are interested in birds and their habitats. We will be presenting talks on a wide range of topics, and look forward to bringing together researchers and all who are interested to share their knowledge and findings to make this conference a dynamic, informative and memorable event.

We look forward to hosting you in Nelson for a fantastic weekend of birds and birding!

Conference Flyer

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