Ferry Resuming July 4th!

Date posted: 01-Jun-2020

Great News!!! We have confirmation Fuller360 ferry service to Tiritiri Matangi wi..

The 2020 Photo Competition Winners

Date posted: 22-May-2020

Here are the winning and commended photos from this year's competition. Congratulations to the photo..

Celebrate the Takahe Art Competition

Date posted: 08-Apr-2020

Hi Tiri Kids, It’s Takahē Awareness Month! Everyone loves our takah..

COVID-19 Important Information

Date posted: 25-Mar-2020

The government has announced that New Zealand is now at alert level 2 for COVID-19. Th..

2019 Winner Primary School Supporters of Tiritiri and Fullers 360 Science Award is Ethan Raymond

Date posted: 11-Mar-2020

Ethan has helped the Enviro-Warriors in many ways such as planning, gard..

2019 Winner Y8-Y13 NIWA Supporters of Tiritiri and Fullers 360 Science Award is Abby Haezelwood

Date posted: 11-Mar-2020

Abby Haezelwood with her winning Science Exhibit on Plastic Beaches at the NIWA Taihoro Nuk..

The Tiritiri Concert

Date posted: 11-Feb-2020

Folk on the Water The 2020 Tiritiri Matangi Conce..

2020 Photo competition now open

Date posted: 15-Jan-2020

This year's photo competition is now open for entries. Please click here (/m..

AGM 2019

Date posted: 09-Sep-2019

Our Annual General Meeting was held at 7:30 pm on Monday 23rd September at the F..

More plaudits for Tiritiri Matangi

Date posted: 15-Jul-2019

Recognition of the wonderful experience visitors have when visiting the Island h..

Non Native Birds

Various introduced birds have also found their way to the island over the years.  Some are resident , some have appeared and stayed awhile then not been seen again.  Others, like swallows, visit annually.

Click on the common name of any bird in the table below to see additional information.

Photography by Mel Galbraith © (brown quail)





Common Name

Māori Name

Scientific Name

Blackbird

 

Turdus merula

Chaffinch

 

Fringilla coelebs

Dove, spotted

 

Streptopelia chinensis

Dunnock

 

Prunella modularis

Eastern rosella

 

Platycercus eximius

Goldfinch

 

Carduelis carduelis

Greenfinch

 

Carduelis chloris

Magpie, Australian

 

Gymnorhina tibicen

Myna, Common

 

Acridotheres tristis

Quail, Brown 

 

Synoicus ypsilophorus

Skylark

 

Alauda arvensis

Song thrush

 

Turdus philomelos

 Sparrow, house

 

Passer domesticus

Starling

 

Sturnus vulgaris

Yellowhammer

 

Emberiza citrinell