New Zealand bellbird

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New Zealand bellbird
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Meliphagidae
Genus: Anthornis
A. melanura
Binomial name
Anthornis melanura
(Sparrman, 1786)

The New Zealand bellbird (Anthornis melanura), also known by its Māori names korimako and makomako, is a genus of passerine bird. It is from New Zealand. It is green and the only species in its genus, Anthornis that is not extinct.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2017). "Anthornis melanura". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017: e.T22704447A110985953. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T22704447A110985953.en. Retrieved 13 November 2021.
  2. Cook, James (1890). The Three Famous Voyages of Captain James Cook Round the World. London: Ward, Locke and Company. p. 165.

Further reading[change | change source]

  • Higgins, P.J.; Peter, J.M.; Steele, W.K., eds. (2001). "Anthornis melanura Bellbird" (PDF). Handbook of Australian, New Zealand and Antarctic Birds. Volume 5: Tyrant-flycatchers to chats. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. pp. 1173–1191. ISBN 978-0-19-553258-6.

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