Datasets

  • NZGBS 2018 | participation trends

    This report summarises spatial coverage and trends in participation in the NZ Garden Bird Survey (NZGBS) 2007 to 2018 based on garden-survey records only. It then explores the...
  • NZGBS 2017 | trend analysis methods

    This report summarises the protocols for producing the State of NZ Garden Birds 2017 | Te Āhua o ngā Manu o te Kāri i Aotearoa, which are as follows: (1) Securing the legacy of...
  • NZGBS 2018 | trend analysis methods

    This report summarises the data editing, analysis and interpretation protocols for State of NZ Garden Birds 2018 | Te Āhua o ngā Manu o te Kāri i Aotearoa, which are as follows:...
  • State of NZ Garden Birds 2018 | Reports

    Birds act as ‘backyard barometers’ – telling us about the health of the environment we live in. They are signalling significant changes in our environment over the last 10 and 5...
  • NZ Garden Bird Survey: participant feedback 2014–18

    A report evaluating the findings from the New Zealand Garden Bird Survey (NZGBS) participant surveys (2014–18) to inform future opportunities for the NZGBS and wider Manaaki...
  • NZGBS 2018 | Barplots | Maps | By species

    Changes in garden bird counts for 14 common birds at the national, regional and territorial authority scales for the last 10 years (2008 to 2018) and last 5 years (2013 to...
  • NZGBS 2018 | Barplots | Urban Rural

    Changes in NZ Garden Bird counts for 14 common garden birds for urban rural areas for the last 10 years (2008 to 2018) and last 5 years (2013 to 2018). Barplots are only...
  • NZGBS 2018 | Trend estimates

    Percent change in counts for 14 garden bird counts for the last 10 years (2008-18) and 5 years (2013-18) at four spatial scales: national, regional (R), territorial authority...
  • Graphics | Garden | Vegetation | Crop

    Graphics for different types of gardens, vegetation and crops. Illustrations were produced by C. Mary Brake from Reflection Graphics as part of the 'Building Trustworthy...
  • Graphics | Chocolate fish

    Chocolate fish illustrations used to convey different bird sizes for the NZ Garden Bird Survey. Illustrations were produced by C. Mary Brake from Reflection Graphics as part of...
  • Graphics | Map outlines

    Sketched graphics depicting map outlines. Graphics produced by C. Mark Brake, Reflection Graphics for the NZ Garden Bird Survey as part of the 'Building Trustworthy Biodiversity...
  • Graphics | People

    Graphics of people developed for the NZ Garden Bird Survey by C. Mary Brake (Reflection Graphics) as part of the 'Building Trustworthy Biodiversity Indicators' project funded by...
  • Graphics | Music notes

    Music notes in different colours. Graphics were originally produced to convey the different dialects of bellbirds across New Zealand. Illustrations were produced by C. Mary...
  • Graphics | Bird icons | Colour set 2

    Colour icons for some common NZ garden birds without background circles. These icons were designed by Fabiola C. Rodríguez Estrada (http://wl-links.com.mx/) for the NZ Garden...
  • Policy brief | Co-design evidence-based tools

    Outlining a transparent and robust co-design process for developing online sustainability assessment tools, which we tested with a proof-of-concept tool for biodiversity...
  • NZGBS 2017 | Barplots | Maps | By species

    Changes in NZ Garden Bird counts for 14 common garden birds at the national and regional scales for the period 2007 to 2017.
  • State of NZ Garden Birds 2017 | Reports

    Birds act as ‘backyard barometers’ – telling us about the health of the environment we live in. They are signalling significant changes in our environment over the last 11...
  • Optimising survey effort to monitor environmental variables

    A new statistical power analysis R package simr informs environmental monitoring design within New Zealand's main kiwifruit growing region (Bay of Plenty). The pilot data for 13...
  • Directory | NZGBS graphics

    This directory provides an overview of the NZ Garden Bird Survey graphics library allowing you to work out which resources you want to use and where to find them.
  • NGĀ KŌRERO O TE TŪĪ | THE TŪĪ STORY

    E mōhio ana koe ko te ingoa tuku iho ā te Māori mō te tūī ko kōkō? E mau tonu ana ētahi iwi tipu ake i roto i te reo i tēnei ingoa. Tēnā koa kia wherawhera tātou i te huanga, i...
  • Value of evidence-based prioritised actions

    This report illustrates the value of evidence-based prioritisation of management actions for improving biodiversity and wider environmental outcomes on NZ farms. Using farm and...
  • NZGBS 2018 | Barplots | By location

    Changes in NZ Garden Bird counts for 14 common garden birds at the national, regional and territorial authority (district) scales for the last 10 years (2008 to 2018) and last 5...
  • Graphics | Colouring | Bird outlines

    Bird outlines for colouring - sixteen common NZ garden birds including a range of native and introduced species. Designed by Fabiola C. Rodríguez Estrada...
  • Graphics | Bird masks | Outlines

    Bird mask outlines for colouring - sixteen common NZ garden birds including a range of native and introduced species. Masks were designed by Fabiola C. Rodríguez Estrada...
  • Graphics | Bird masks | Colour

    Full colour bird masks for sixteen common NZ garden birds including a range of native and introduced species. Masks were designed by Fabiola C. Rodríguez Estrada...
  • Graphics | NZGBS instructions

    Graphics for the NZ Garden Bird Survey instructions. Illustrations were produced by C. Mary Brake from Reflection Graphics as part of the 'Building Trustworthy Biodiversity...
  • Graphics | Bird icons | Grey set 1

    Grey icons for some common NZ garden birds with background circles (dark grey for native species; light grey for introduced species). Designed by Fabiola C. Rodríguez Estrada...
  • Graphics | Bird icons | Colour set 1

    Colour icons for some common NZ garden birds with background circles (pale blue for native species; pale turquoise for introduced species). Designed by Fabiola C. Rodríguez...
  • Graphics | Garden | Cake layer

    Illustrations used to convey that birds feed in different vegetation layers in gardens, introducing the concept using a layered cake. Illustrations were produced by C. Mary...
  • Graphics | Bird identification tips

    Graphics providing identification tips for some common garden birds in New Zealand.
  • Policy brief | Evidence synthesis

    Citation: MacLeod CJ, Brandt AJ, Collins K, Dicks LV, Shackelford G, Wordley C, Sutherland W (2019). Cost-effective mechanisms for ensuring New Zealand makes best use of global...
  • NZGBS 2017 | Barplots | By location

    Changes in NZ Garden Bird counts for 14 common garden birds at the national, regional and urban area (towns and rural areas) scales for the period 2007 to 2017. Spatial...
  • Prioritisation workshop for biodiversity tool

    The New Zealand Sustainability Dashboard project aims to deliver a proof-of-concept for an online biodiversity assessment tool for New Zealand (NZ) farms by July 2018. We ran a...
  • Scoping relevant biodiversity tool components

    As part of the first step in a proof-of-concept for co-designing a biodiversity assessment tool for New Zealand farms, the New Zealand Sustainability Dashboard research team has...
  • State of NZ Garden Birds 2016

    Supporting graphics for the 'State of NZ Garden Birds 2016' report MacLeod CJ, Howard S, Green P, Gormley AM, Wehi P, Brandt AJ, Spurr EB. 2017. State of New Zealand Garden...