The March 2013 Bushy Park Newsletter has been added
to the site (PDF - 509kb). Click here to view, or select latest newsletter in the right hand column.
An insert on the Hihi (Stitchbird) project, along with a request for support is also available, click here (PDF - 256kb)
|Membership for 2012/2013 is now available.
Click here to view the PDF of the forms (PDF 61kb)
|A new page featuring the minute and meeting information for
the trust has been added.
Click here to view the files currently available.
Now is the time to come and see WOODPIGEON
/ KERERU at Bushy Park Sanctuary.
We have a flock of over 300
birds that meet up for morning and afternoon tea most days
in the lucernes that have been planted by school classes over
the last few years. Bellbirds and Tui
can also be seen feeding off the lucerne nectar as well as
from the Red Hot Pokers on the Homestead lawn.
Hundreds of North
Island Robins and Saddleback are
making themselves known to observant walkers on most tracks.
Because of the large amount of leaf litter and fruit available
in the drought, birds bred well.
A Chance for all Parents and friends to see and
learn about the Birds and Bushy Park Sanctuary:
See and learn about the large flocks of Kereru and the history
of Bushy Park Sanctuary, say 'Hello' to a North Island Robin
and with a little luck have a 'face to face' with
In September when the Kereru flocks
disperse for breeding come and see the many other birds. Tui and Bellbirds arrive in large numbers to
feed off Cherry and Kowhai blossom in September and October.”
More Success for Bushy Park Creche
Saddlebacks (tieke), have a reputation as
prolific breeders and they're proving that to be true at
Bushy Park. Thirty-six of the rare birds were released at
Bushy Park, of which 14 were females. There are now over 300 in the Sanctuary. More chicks
are expected as saddlebacks can have two or more nests each
STUCK FOR THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS GIFT?
Bushy Park Sanctuary May Have Just What You're Looking For
Weaving a Dream
THE BUSHY PARK EXPERIENCE
The Bushy Park Trust is proud to publish this exciting and informative book that showcases the history of Bushy Park from pre-European settlement to the present day.
Written by well known Wanganui author and historian Dr. Penny Robinson, with the assistance of Stan Butcher, this long awaited book will make an ideal gift and bolster any library collection. If you would like to buy a discounted copy, please contact us at email@example.com.