Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust
Te Poari Koro Tui

Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust

The forests and beaches of Abel Tasman are once again filled with the birdsong that awakens and delights visitors.
Kia whakaoho te mauri o te Ata-hapara. Kia rongo, Kia Kite, Ki te reo koro tui o Te Tai tapu

Latest News

Our latest and most current news can be found on our Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust facebook page. Please like and follow us!

Our regular Newsletters and Trapping Reports give detailed Information about our work:

Predator Control Report December 2023

August 2023 Newsletter

March 2023 Newsletter

September 2022 Newsletter

March 2022 Newsletter

Predator Control Report October 2021

Latest December 2021 Newsletter

Newsletter August 2021

Predator Control Report May 2021

March 2021 Newsletter

Predator Control Report February 2021

December 2020 Newsletter

Predator Control Report September 2020

September 2020 Newsletter

Trapping Report March 2020

January 2020 Newsletter

Trapping Report December 2019

August 2019 Newsletter

Trapping Report July 2019

March 2019 Newsletter

Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust Chairman’s Annual Report 2018

September 2018 Newsletter

Trapping Report August 2018


Free Birdsong

That’s right, the Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust is giving away birdsong! These beautiful audio files were recorded on the western foreshore of Adele Island.

Windows users can Right Click/Save Target As...

Blue Penguin - (462Kb .mp3) (1.6Mb .ogg ) ( 358Kb .mp4)
Dawn Chorus I - (696Kb .mp3) (2.2Mb .ogg) (522Kb .mp4)
Dawn Chorus II - (1.44Mb .mp3) (4.2Mb .ogg) (1.2Mb .mp4)
Dawn Chorus III - (355Kb .mp3) (1.01Mb .ogg) (277Kb .mp4)

Try them out below, if you have a compatible browser...

Blue Penguin

Dawn Chorus I

Dawn Chorus II

Dawn Chorus III


Abel Tasman App

Project Janszoon has developed a wonderful phone application that contains extensive information and current updates about the Abel Tasman National Park. Download this amazing resource here.

Click to download app for iPhone

Click to download app for android

Other important resources and links:

Abel Tasman App
Abel Tasman National Park Beech Planting Plan
Project Janszoon website
Department of Conservation website


Abel Tasman Birdsong Trust Newsletters

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ATBT Volunteer Newsletter – March 2018
Document added 11th April 2018

Trapping Report for February 2018
Document added 11th April 2018

Trapping Report for December 2017
Document added 7th December 2017

Trapping Report for August 2017
Document added 19th September 2017

ATBT Volunteer Newsletter – August 2017
Document added 17th August 2017

Trapping Report for June 2017
Document added 28th July 2017

Trapping Report for March 2017
Document added 5th April 2017

ATBT Volunteer Newsletter – March 2017
Document added 23rd March 2017

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