Past Conferences & Abstracts
The 2020 New Zealand Bird Conference and Birds New Zealand AGM was cancelled in response to the Covid-19 pandemic
The 2019 New Zealand Bird Conference and 80th Birds New Zealand AGM in Wellington was a significant and memorable event! Highlights were:
- 80th Anniversary of Birds New Zealand
- Launch of the “New Zealand Bird Atlas Project“
- Signing of MoU “Young Birders NZ & Birds New Zealand”
- Robert Falla Memorial Award: Andrew Crossland
- MSA Awards: Chris Petyt, Derek Batcheler, Helen Taylor, Reg Cotter, Jan Walker
- Notornis Student Award: Johannes Fischer
- New Author Award: Sarah Busbridge
- Student Talk Award: Clio Reid
Abstracts from the scientific talks are available for download here
The minutes of the AGM will be available soon.
The next NZ Birds Conference will be held in Thames (Coromandel) from 5 to 7 June 2021. Mark it in your diary!!
Below images are courtesy of Les Feasey. More photos are available here.