Bird banding

Bird Banding 

For more than sixty years, people have been banding birds in New Zealand. Information recovered from these birds helps with the conservation of native species, the management of game birds, and the control of pests.

On these pages, you’ll find out about what to do if you find a banded bird. You’ll also find about New Zealand’s banding scheme and how it contributes to the international effort to monitor the movements of birds.

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Related site: Bird banding - Department of Conservation