Photo: Janice McKenna


Report a bird (sighting)

Kākā leg bands

Kākā with leg bands O-OM (orange on left leg, orange over mauve on right. Photo: Judi Lapsley Miller.

Birds originating from ZEALANDIA can sometimes be observed far beyond our fence; this dispersal is known as the “halo effect”. You can help to track the range of bird species by reporting your sightings on NatureWatch NZ or eBird.

How to use NatureWatch NZ
How to use eBird

If you are reporting a dead or injured bird, please contact the Department of Conservation (DoC): 0800 362 468. For more info see here.