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New Zealand

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North Island Brown Kiwi in New Zealand, one of the country’s many endemics: Photo by Tara Swan

Welcome to our guide to the birds of New Zealand! This island nation in the South Pacific is renowned for its exceptional avian diversity and stunning natural landscapes, from dense forests to rugged coastlines and pristine wetlands. New Zealand is home to many endemic species, making it a paradise for birdwatchers. In this section, you’ll explore our curated guides that showcase the unique and captivating birdlife of New Zealand. From the distinctive calls of the Tui in the native bush to the iconic sight of the Kiwi, the country’s national bird, in the undergrowth, New Zealand’s birds offer a captivating glimpse into its natural heritage. Whether you’re birdwatching in the Fiordland wilderness or exploring the coastal estuaries, we invite you to delve into our guides and immerse yourself in the enchanting world of New Zealand’s birds.