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New Zealand Issued Stamps on The Game Bird Habitat

One of the most recognisable birds in New Zealand, the Pūkeko (Porphyrio melanotus) is also one of our country’s most beloved birds. Pūkeko populations are abundant across the country, though they’re mostly around wetlands and farmlands. The Pūkeko is affectionately known as a … Continue reading

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New Zealand: Stamp on Fish and Game Habitat work

The new Game Bird Habitat Stamp highlights the outstanding habitat conservation work being undertaken by hunters.The stamp was painted by Jeanette Blackburn and features the Pukeko with Marlborough’s Para Wetland as the background. Funds from the stamp programme come from … Continue reading

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Wetland Day

By-Anurag Vajpeyi Today is world wetland Day.This marks the 40th anniversary of Ramsar convention where Convention on Wetlands was adopted on 2nd February in 1971 in the Iranian city of Ramsar on the shores of the Caspian Sea. The Ramsar Convention … Continue reading

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