Would just like to provide you with a quick update on the Bittern that were in ARRC care back in February.
A few weeks ago 2 juvenile bittern were released at the Little Waihi wetland. The birds are fitted with transmitters and will be monitored by local volunteers & DOC staff. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about bittern as there is serious concern for population. Their status has recently been reviewed and they are now ‘critically endangered!’
Attached is a photo of the female bird. We will be looking to name both birds at some stage. ... See MoreSee Less