Tui Bottle Feeders
Sparrow Nesting Box
Bird House Feeder
Kitset Bird Houses
Open Front Nesting Box
Pole Mounted Bird House
Hanging Bird Baths
Suet and Seed Cakes
Below are some useful websites with
information that is relevant to feeding New Zealand wild birds.
If you know of any other sites that may be of interest please contact us and let
The Whangarei Native Bird Recovery Centre
Incorporated provides help, treatment and rehabilitation for injured
and ill native birds so that they can be returned to the wild.
Founded in 1992 by Robert and Robyn Webb, the centre is run with the
help of a small and dedicated band of volunteers.
Garden bird surveys - Landcare
Research, in collaboration with Forest & Bird and the Ornithological
Society, established a garden bird survey to monitor the
distribution and population trends of common garden birds in New
Identifying New Zealand Birds -
Including an identification poster you can print out
Kate MacRae has attracted all sorts of wild life to her Staffordshire garden, and has set up a range of LIVE cameras so visitors to her site can see the animals live, either feeding or inside their nesting boxes.
Her blog is also fascinating with lots of information on attracting birds and other animals to your backyard, feeding them, nesting boxes, and almost any other information you want to know about backyard wildlife.
Kids For Birds
- For those of you with young children or grandchildren this New Zealand bird site is worth a visit.
On the site children can learn about NZ birds, read bird stories, and print out pictures to colour in. There is also pages that display art and stories sent in by children. This is defiantly a site to keep in mind for those wet days when the children are trapped inside these holidays.
Bird Identification Online Course
- This is a Department of Conservation online course that teaches you how to identify many New Zealand birds. It has video clips and audio of the birds as well as information on appearance and characteristics.
Although it is called a course, and you can actually gain a Doc recognized qualification, you can also just browse through the information for your own interest. It is well worth a look.