Landcare Research - Manaaki Whenua

Landcare-Research -Manaaki Whenua

State of NZ Garden Birds 2017 - Te āhua o ngā manu o te kāri i Aotearoa

Download State of NZ Garden Birds

Birds act as 'backyard barometers' - telling us about the health of the environment we live in. We should be listening.

Birds are signalling significant changes in our environment over the last 11 years, according to the State of NZ Garden Birds 2017 | Te Āhua o ngā Manu o te Kāri i Aotearoa 2017 report just released by Manaaki Whenua – Landcare Research.

Using cutting-edge techniques, researchers have distilled a large information base – bird counts gathered by New Zealanders from over 31,000 garden surveys since 2007 – into simple but powerful metrics.

Explore these resources to learn more about your favourite garden birds and places.