Bellbird perched on chain (859/2425)

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A female bellbird, soaked by winter rain, pauses for a moment on a chain. Harsh weather and scarce food makes winter a test of survival for many New Zealand birds.

Scientific name
Anthornis melanura
Common names
bellbird, New Zealand bellbird, korimako, makomako
Tiritiri Matangi Island, Auckland, New Zealand
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