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Dawn chorus with bellbird/korimako in the foreground (MP3, 1,853K)
1 minute 58 second recording of birds singing from silver beech trees in Abel Tasman National Park.
Dawn chorus with tūī in the foreground (MP3, 2,889K)
3 minute 4 second recording of tui and a chorus of many other birds singing in mixed bush and flowering kowhai.
Dawn chorus with blackbirds in the foreground (MP3, 2,281K)
2 minute 25 second recording of an adult male blackbird and many other birds giving song in garden surroundings.
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Grey warbler song (MP3, 527K)
1 minute 26 second recording of a grey warbler's territorial call. The bird is flying between perches, answering a tape recorder.
Paradise duck song (MP3, 1,135K)
1 minute 12 second recording of a pair of paradise ducks giving breeding calls on territory and displaying pair bond (female has higher pitched call, male has wheezy call).
White heron/kōtuku song (MP3, 6,753K)
7 minute 11 second recording of 21 heron pairs and some white-throated shags nesting beside a river. Male gives harsh croak, female has soft 'who-who' call, chicks 'click-click'. Shags in the background make a softer call.