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Friday, March 9, 2012

#158 Korimako

Anthornis melanura
IUCN Redlist: Least Concern
Location: Tiritiri Matangi Island
Time: 1100 NZDT March 9, 2012

The korimako, or New Zealand Bellbird, is in the same family as the tui, Meliphagidae, or honeyeaters. As the english name implies they have a bell-like song. Here's a video of a bunch of korimako singing around a supplementary feeding station set up to provide food for another species, the hihi:

1 comment:

  1. Love NZ birds - such talented songsters and dancers!