AGM 2019

Date posted: 09-Sep-2019

Our Annual General Meeting will be held at 7:30 pm on Monday 23rd September at t..

More plaudits for Tiritiri Matangi

Date posted: 15-Jul-2019

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

Results of the 2019 Photo Competition

Date posted: 15-Jul-2019

The results of this year's competition have now been decided. Click here (/2019-photo-co..

Lighthouse Open Day

Date posted: 30-Apr-2019

Our historic lighthouse, signal station and diaphonic foghorn will all be on dis..

We need a new Treasurer

Date posted: 08-Apr-2019

The Supporters need a new treasurer to take over in September when Kevin Vaughan..

2019 Concert

Date posted: 05-Feb-2019

OrigiNZ, the tartan taonga are returning for the 2019 concert. Click..

Tiri's three unique foghorns

Date posted: 01-Feb-2019

Our next social event will take place on Monday 18th March when Carl Hayson and ..

Young Conservation Superstars win awards!

Date posted: 27-Jan-2019

Gabriel Barbosa and teacher Kate Asher, a team leader who co..

Entries for the 2019 photo competition

Date posted: 19-Jan-2019

We are now taking entries for the 2019 photographic competition. You can enter u..

Hihi volunteer needed

Date posted: 18-Oct-2018

Would you like to volunteer with the Island's hihi team and learn from them how ..

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