Send us information about a non-game bird band.

Provide as much information as you can. Reports are sent to the New Zealand Banding Office.

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1) Band number
(Example C13589)

2) What is the text written on the band?
(Example: DOC - Box 108 - WL 6015 NZ)
* It is important to record all the details on the band in the space below.

3) Species (if known)

4) Colour bands (if any)
(eg Left leg: orange over white over orange,
Right leg nothing over nothing over metal)

Left leg:



Right leg:



5) Any additional colour marks
(e.g. leg flags, wing tags, etc):

6) Date of recovery

7) How was the bird band obtained?

8) What is the present condition of the bird?

9) What has happened to the band since the encounter?

10) Where was the bird band found?

Contact details
You must fill in fields marked with an asterisk *

Do you wish to receive an email with the history of the banded bird that you have found?
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