was only heard.
Mostly heard the bell bird in the tree top.
Five Minute Bird count at Kelly's Creek, South Island, NZ.
Noise levels between moderate - loud. Bellbirds heard only.
Bellbirds were heard, not seen during the 5min bird count.
Lots of Bellbirds were seen and heard, right throughout the 5min observation, and afterwards.
Heard an bellbird warning call within the 5min bird count, and saw it after the 5min bird count ended.
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...