Field Trip: Queen Charlotte Sound
Blumine & Motuara Islands
Date: 11th – 14th November 2021
Attractions: Both islands are predator free bird sanctuaries where you will find saddlebacks – tuis – yellow-crowned parakeet (and possibly rare orange-fronted parakeet on Blumine) – bellbirds – SI robins – fantails etc etc – Panoramic vistas from top of Motuara. On day 2 we’ll visit Taylor Dam (where you will find Dabchicks) and other known birding areas in the wider Blenheim area.