Garden Bird Survey

Grab your notebooks, pens and binoculars - the Garden Bird Survey begins on Saturday the 24th June.

This is a fun, easy and free activity that is suitable for all ages.

The presence and type of birds in an area can tell us a lot about the health of our environment. But scientist can’t count them all so they need your help to find out how many birds there are.

What to do:

1. Select a garden, park or school.

2. Choose any ONE day between 24 June and 2 July 2017.

3. Find a comfy place to sit.

4. Record the number of birds you see in ONE hour

5. Submit your results online at gardenbirdsurvey.landcareresearch.co.nz