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New Zealand Birds Online

Find detailed information about all 467 species of New Zealand birds, including all living, extinct, fossil, vagrant, and introduced bird species.

Identify a bird and learn about its ecology, conservation status, and more.

The resource includes:

  • detailed information about all 467 species of New Zealand birds, including introduced and extinct species
  • images and bird call audio.

New Zealand Birds Online is a partnership between Te Papa, Birds New Zealand, and the Department of Conservation.

Visit the New Zealand Birds Online website