Birdwatcher Hugh Robertson (Photograph by by Dave Buckton)
More About Birds on RNZ
Listen to all of the bird calls from Morning Report.
Birds on Our Changing World
A collection of stories about our native birds.
The Secret Life of Bird Calls
The first songs that echoed across this land came from birds.
John Kendrick (1922-2013)
The conservationist, filmmaker and sound recordist who initiated and recorded the Morning Report bird calls.
- New Zealand Birds Online
- Department of Conservation
- Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand
- New Zealand Birds
Banded dotterel: flickr
Bellbirds: Glen Fergus (CC BY-SA 2.5)
Blackbird: Tony Wills
Black-backed gull: Peter Morrison. Crown Copyright 1960, Department of Conservation.
Black swan: Tony Wills
California quail: Tim Musson
Grey warbler: Tom Tarrant
Harrier: russellstreet on flickr
Finch: Neil Fitzgerald
Fluttering Shearwater: JJ Harrison - (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Kereru: Justin Bell
Kiwi: C.D. Roderick. Crown Copyright 1980, Department of Conservation
Little shag: Alan Vernon
Oystercatcher: Glen Fergus
Paradise duck: Michael Hamilton (CC BY-SA 2.0)
Rosella: JJ Harrison - (CC BY-SA 3.0)
Royal spoonbill: Sid Mosdell
Shining cuckoo: JL Kendrick. Crown Copyright 1980, Department of Conservation.
Sparrow: Ruben Undheim
Starling: Dick Veitch. Crown Copyright 1979, Department of Conservation.
Whitehead: Roger South (CC BY 2.0).
White-fronted tern: Adam Mark Lenny (CC BY-SA 3.0)