Take part

What to do

  • Select your garden, park, or school
  • Choose one day from 25th June to the 3rd July 2022
  • Look and listen for birds for ONE hour.
  • Record the HIGHEST number of a bird species observed at one time.
  • Submit your survey results below.
Available from 25 June

Tally sheet for easy counting

  • Print out the tally sheet or make your own.
  • For bird survey areas with internet access, you can enter your results straight into the online survey form (available once the survey starts).

Download the NZ Garden Bird Survey tally sheet
NZ Garden Bird Survey tally sheet

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