Ten Club members had a wonderful weekend at Bushy Park, a Forest and Bird facility near Whanganui. The 98 hectare property is surrounded by a predator proof fence. Common native birds such as Tui and Fantail are found but also endangered species such as Saddleback and Stitchbird have been released and are readily heard. Photographing them is much more difficult as they seem adept at hiding behind branches.
The accommodation had two bunkrooms with a well equipped kitchen. More information at: http://www.bushyparksanctuary.org.nz/