Game Birds

In New Zealand, 13 bird species are referred to as game birds and can be legally shot and killed for sport at seasonal times of the year.


Duck Species:



Grey Duck


Australasian Shoveler


Paradise Shelducks



Other Species:

Canada Goose


Black Swan


Ring-necked Pheasant




Grey, red-legged & chukar Partridge


Californian brown & bob-white Quail