Male, feeding on tagasate. Two tui were also feeding in the same bush; one of the tui had chased off a male korimako earlier.
Heard the call at various locations
2 birds. One male. Unsure of the other.
For the last two years I have frequently heard, and occasionally seen, a single resident korimako. For the first time I have found two in the area, both on our garden trees. A male was very vocal.
I think they live in a nearby Eucalyptus plantation.
A single bird, seen and heard, but too quick for me to get a photo of.
Minimum 8 bellbirds. Recorded.
Two male bellbirds were on campus south of the Burns building. One was singing (recorded).
Presumably from Zealandia, calling and foraging in tree on Ben Burn park along the Campbell Street edge.
The New Zealand Bellbird (Anthornis melanura), also known by its Māori names Korimako or Makomako, is a passerine bird endemic to New Zealand. It has greenish colouration and is the only living member of the genus Anthornis. The bellbird forms a significant component of the famed New Zealand dawn chorus of bird song that was much noted by early European settlers. The explorer Captain Cook wrote of its song "it seemed to be like small bells...