Bellbird. Observed during scouting trip for ECOL293 course.
A male bellbird at our sugar water feeder.
One bellbird heard at the bush near Arowhenua
Bellbirds seen and heard at Kakahu Bush
One bellbird at Arowhenua Bush.
Saw and heard many at Table Top Reserve, North Otago.
Heard 1x bellbird Nile St, Timaru
Heard and saw several bellbirds at the Orari Gorge Scenic Reserve.
Bellbirds seen at Orari River Gorge, north side
Several bellbirds seen at Otaio Gorge SC
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...