Jan and John Kyngdon

Welcome to our Website

“The natural world is the greatest source of excitement. The greatest source of visual beauty. It is the greatest source of so much in life that makes life worth living.”

Sir David Attenborough.


Chasing down a Rare Vagrant Bird.

Whilst watching “the Chase” yesterday, one of the quiz questions was “what is a bird that wanders off it’s migratory path called” 1 Wanderer, 2

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The first post on this site will be coming soon

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Our World

It has taken us a while to get this blog up and running. It is important to realise the changes happening in the world and

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Photo journals

Finding New Zealand Birds

So many adventures along the way

Finding Australian Birds

Distances are vast in this arid country.

Dusky Dolphin
Australasian Cetaceans

Our corner of the world is amazing.

Explore New Zealand

Get the magic 200 bird species  and more

Upcoming Tours & Destination

A small group of dedicated Bird Watchers, twitchers and Photographers are on a 10 day trip to the Kermadec Islands.

These are in  New Zealand territory and should provide opportunities to see some rarities and add them to our lists.