Mhairi McCready

Science Advisor

I have been working with hihi since 2015, this has mainly been on Tiritiri Matangi as the breeding season contractor but I am branching out to other sites now too. Before coming to New Zealand I worked with birds in the UK, Saint Lucia & Mauritius. It was in Mauritius that I first learned about hihi at a talk by John and I remember thinking I would like to be involved one day. Working with these crazy birds is addictive and I hope to play a part in the survival of the species.

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  • Affiliation: Zoological Society of London
  • Address: Institute of Zoology, Zoological Society of London, Regents Park, London, UK

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    Translocating people along with hihi

    The highlight of this season for hihi conservation has been establishing a seventh population, hihi have once again been returned to the mainland; this time to Taranaki. After spending the breeding season on Tiritiri Matangi it seemed like an obvious progression for me to move to Taranaki with the birds. To quote John, I have […]

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