Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

The story so far


How many gardens would you need to search to find your favourite garden bird? How do garden bird numbers your region compare to other parts of the country? Our factsheets will provide the answers to these questions and more.

Top 10 birds

Over ONE MILLION garden birds have been counted since the NZ Garden Bird Survey began in 2007. See which species made the 'Top 10 birds' each year.

New Zealand Garden Bird Atlas (2007–2015)

Explore how garden bird numbers vary in suburbs across the country. See how many gardens have been surveyed in your neighbourhood since the NZ Garden Bird Survey began in 2007.

Video clips: the story so far

Sixteen short and sweet videos highlighting some chirpy fun facts about common visitors to New Zealand gardens.

The winning logo concept
Winning logo concept

We asked Garden Bird Survey participants to help us choose a logo concept. Find out here which concept was the winner.