Posts Tagged ‘plants’


March 24, 2013

Bellbird chorus

The bellbirds were in fine form at Orokonui this afternoon. I even saw a pair mating – second spring? Plenty of tomtits but still no robins. The Easter orchid is flowering and smelling quite delicious.

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Taken a few springs ago.

Courting bellbirds, taken a few springs ago.

These are young bellbirds, revealing in the sugar water.
These are young bellbirds at an Orokonui feeder, revelling in the sugar water.