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Recent observations

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What

New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 28, 2014 11:05 AM NZDT

Description

Note the blue pollen on its face. There must be a flowering tree fuchsia somewhere nearby.

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What

New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 28, 2014 11:00 AM NZDT

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Photos / Sounds

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What

New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Observer

kueda

Date

October 28, 2014 11:05 AM NZDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 25, 2014 07:39 AM NZDT

Description

A female bellbird at our sugar water feeder, photographed through the window.

Photos / Sounds

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What

New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 25, 2014 10:56 AM NZDT

Description

A male bellbird at our sugar water feeder. It perched there facing the wrong way, looking puzzled, then flew off. He may have seen the female bird drinking from the feeder earlier.

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 25, 2014 10:58 AM NZDT

Description

A female bellbird at our sugar water feeder.

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 21, 2014 08:33 AM NZDT

Description

Almost all the bellbirds we see in our garden are males. I was surprised to see this female in our flowering eucalypt.

Photos / Sounds

What

New Zealand Bellbird Anthornis melanura

Observer

m_jon

Date

October 19, 2014 07:43 PM NZDT

Description

Two male bellbirds feeding from flowers in one of our eucalypts.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Makomako Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

laura-nz

Date

June 28, 2014 03:00 PM NZST

Description

Male bellbird, age 2+, captured and banded near sugar water feeder. Incidental catch during banding conducted for tui monitoring.

Metal band: C82125
Left bands: Metal
Right bands: Green/Green

Weight: 46gm
Wing notch: yes

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Makomako Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

laura-nz

Date

June 28, 2014 03:00 PM NZST

Description

Male bellbird re-sighted at sugar water feeder a few hours after being captured and banded immediately adjacent to the same feeder.

Metal band: C82124
Left bands: Metal
Right bands: Red/Red

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Makomako Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

laura-nz

Date

June 28, 2014

Description

Male bellbird, age 1+, captured and banded near sugar water feeder. Incidental catch during banding conducted for tui monitoring.

Metal band: C82124
Left bands: Metal
Right bands: Red/Red

Weight: 36gm
Wing notch: no

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Makomako Bellbird Anthornis melanura ssp. melanura

Observer

laura-nz

Date

June 28, 2014

Description

Male bellbird, age 2+, captured and banded near sugar water feeder. Incidental catch during banding conducted for tui monitoring.

Metal band: C82123
Left bands: Green
Right bands: Yellow/Metal

Weight: 40gm
Wing notch: yes

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Description from Wikipedia

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...

No range data available.