26 June – 4 July 2021

ONLINE SURVEY FORM

AFTER SELECTING YOUR GARDEN, PARK OR SCHOOL...

  1. Choose any ONE day between 26 June and 4 July 2021.
  2. Look for birds for ONE hour in your survey area.
  3. For each species record the HIGHEST number seen (or heard) at one time.
  4. Submit your survey results.
  5. Check out the findings online.

All questions are optional except those marked *. The information you provide will be stored on a secure online repository by Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research. The data will be aggregated and used by Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research, the New Zealand Garden Bird Survey, and partners for reports and publications.Your bird counts and description of the area you surveyed will also be uploaded to the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) to enable open access to this valuable biodiversity information. Only New Zealand Garden Bird Survey project staff will be able to view your personal contact details. We will not give or sell your personal details to anyone.

TELL US WHEN AND WHERE YOU DID THE SURVEY

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Find your survey area by entering its address in the search box below, or selecting its location on the map.

If you tick this box we will ensure your bird survey location is obscured by approximately 500 meters on GBIF.

TELL US HOW MANY BIRDS YOU SAW

Record bird numbers by species in the boxes provided below.

For each species record the HIGHEST number seen (or heard) at one time, NOT the total number coming and going over the hour.

TIP: If you see 1 blackbird at one time, then later see 2 at one time, record this as 2. Don't add them up.

Bird guide and recording section

Male
Female

Bellbird (Korimako)
Blackbird (Manu pango)
Chaffinch (Pahirini)
Dunnock
Fantail (Pīwakawaka)
Goldfinch
Greenfinch
Gull - Black-backed
Gull - Red-billed
Magpie
Myna (Maina)
Pigeon - Rock
Pigeon (Kererū)
Redpoll
Rosella - Eastern
Silvereye / Waxeye (Tauhou)
Sparrow - House (Tiu)
Starling (Tāringi)
Swallow – Welcome (Warou)
Thrush - Song
Tūī / Kōkō
Warbler - Grey (Riroriro)
Yellowhammer

Photographs by: Andrew Walmsley, Tom Marshall, Craig MacKenzie, Brian Massa, Roger South, Anna Arrol, iStock

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TELL US ABOUT THE SURVEY AREA

TELL US WHO DID THE SURVEY

 

Contact person for this survey

This is in case we need to contact you to verify any of your survey details, or you would like us to add your name to GBIF as the observer for your bird counts.

Your name will be stored online. This information will be managed by NZ Garden Bird Survey and its partners.

We will not give or sell your details to anyone else.

Double check your data!

  • Your survey time is outside daylight hours.
  • Did you forget to record your bird counts?
  • You have not selected a description of your survey area.
  • You have not selected a size of your survey area.
  • You have not selected any vegetation type(s) for your survey area.
  • You have not selected a description, size or any vegetation type(s) for your survey area.
  • You have not selected a description or size for your survey area.
  • You have not selected a description or any vegetation type(s) for your survey area.
  • You have not selected a size or any vegetation type(s) for your survey area.
  • What type of food do you provide birds?
  • What type of other food do you provide to birds?
  • There are no people registered on the survey.

Please enter any information you may have missed and submit your results.