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Bird of the Year (

Each year, Forest & Bird's Bird of the Year competition is highly contested among the New Zealand public. For 2019, the Bird of the Year website is built on a decoupled Sector D8.

Who: Forest & Bird - New Zealand's leading independent conservation organisation.

What: 'Headless' Sector site where people can vote for their favourite NZ birds.


  • Sector D8 backend for easy content management
  • Gatsby and React frontend
  • Voting system with verification for votes

You can learn more about the project in our case study - Flightless birds and headless Sector - Bird of the Year 2019.


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