In flowering tree lucerne.
One of the many male bellbirds at the Victoria Park protea garden.
One of the many bellbirds entrenched in the Victoria Park protea garden.
Two male bellbirds were in the Cashmere Primary School flowering Banksia integrifolia this morning.
Heard I native planting area near school playground.
The date of this observation is not exact, but the photo was taken sometime in December 2008.
They were wild.
While at a friend's place watched bellbirds, on and off, drinking the 'sugared water'.
I won't put the exact place for privacy reasons.
Singing in a eucalyptus tree that is still not noticeably flowering.
In flowering Banksia integrifolia at front of school. Male.
Singing in Coprosma robusta (fruiting) near school playground.
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...