Take part

Thank you, bird counters!

That's a wrap

The survey is over for another year, and the data collected has gone to our scientists to be scrutinised and analysed. Watch this space for results later in the year!

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.

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

The 2022 count

Garden Bird Survey details at the close of the 2022 survey
Garden Bird Survey regional count at the close of the 2022 survey

What else can you do to help the birds around you?

Building a bug hotel

Creating a bird-friendly haven in your garden, school, or local park

We all love spending time in our gardens, relaxing, and looking at the birds and other wildlife we find there. What can you do to enhance your garden to optimise its appeal to birds, and to make your garden safe for birdlife?