Colouring competition

The NZ Garden Bird Survey children’s colouring competition is back!

How to enter

  • Take part in this year’s Garden Bird Survey with your family, whanau, youth group or school.
  • Download and print bird outlines for colouring »
  • Unleash your creativity and colour your birds however you like.
  • Photograph or scan your entry, and upload it via the form (on this page once the survey starts). Please note – images. must be jpg, png or gif.
  • PDF files cannot be loaded.
  • Increase your chances by sharing your entry!
  • Entries opens on 25 June 2022 and voting closes at midnight on 12 July 2022.
  • Full competition rules, terms & conditions »

Age categories

  • 6 and under
  • 7-11
  • 12-15
TopFlite Nectar Nutra feeder combo

Prize details

People’s choice:

  • All age categories: TopFlite Nectar Nutra Feeder combo for the winner of each age category.

Artistic merit:

  • 6 and under: Spiral A4 sketch pad, a set of 12 Luna Jumbo coloured pencils, a set of 12 EC Master Mega Markers, and a TopFlite wooden bird.
  • 7-11, and 12-15: A4 visual diary and a set of 24 Staedtler Noris Club Aquarell Watercolour Pencils with paintbrush, and a TopFlite wooden bird.

Announcement of winners

  • Prize winners will be announced on 15th July on this page, on the NZGBS Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter channels, and via the NZ Garden Bird Survey newsletter.