Posts Tagged ‘ bird rescue Gordonton ’

Baby morepork safe and well

Nov 18th, 2014 | By

Bill Smith, the Birdman of Gordonton, is hitting the news following the rescue of a storm-drenched baby morepork in Hamilton. Featured on TV3, the NZ Herald and the Waikato Times, as Department of Conservation spokesperson Bill reported the little bird appeared fit and well. It had been made homeless by recent bad weather and was

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The birdman of Gordonton

Aug 26th, 2013 | By

BILL SMITH has a bittern in his backyard. Found in a paddock near Te Kauwhata, it had had the end of its wing shot off and was unable to fly. It’s the third bittern Bill has treated at his Gordonton property, where he operates a bird rescue operation. Bitterns are nationally endangered; the population is

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