Story: Birdwatching

Watching from a hide

Watching from a hide

You can watch birds from a hide to avoid disturbing them or affecting their activity. This hide is made of canvas, and was set up in 1981 to observe the nest of one of the last female kākāpō on Stewart Island.

Using this item

Department of Conservation
Reference: 10027960
Photograph by Don Merton

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Gordon Ell, 'Birdwatching - Birdwatching tips', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Gordon Ell, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015