Results of five-minute bird counts at seven locations within the Akeake Reserve. 2019 was our third count, undertaken yearly in September. 

Key species are up over our baseline pre-trapping 2017 figures:

  • Grey Warbler / Riroriro + 300%
  • Tui + 200%
  • Fantail / Piwakawaka +150%

A huge thank you to Will and Vicky who have been doing the trapping in the Reserve since May 2018 - they've removed over 500 pests out of there!

You'll see myna numbers are down, a huge thank you to our myna trappers Lindsay, Bruce, Lynda, Chris, Garth and Tony, who have removed over 600 of the pest birds Peninsula wide.


total seen heard species


total seen heard

seen heard number of species





akeake monitoring sites