The Bushy Park Sanctuary is not only home to a few rare birds, but also is active with a wide range of other native birdlife. A walk through the Sanctuary is an experience of the senses and a bird watchers delight.
Below are a sample of the sounds you can hear in the Sanctuary.
|tui||Recording of a male tui giving territorial calls||DoC||3m11s||MP3-3001kb|
|kereru||New Zealand pigeon, song and in-flight wingbeats (cicadas in the background)||DoC||1m58s||MP3-1868kb|
|korimako||bellbird, recording of a single adult male bellbird/korimako||DoC||0m35s||MP3-561kb|
|hihi||Recording of an adult stitchbird/hihi giving territorial calls||DoC||4m04s||MP3-3830kb|
|tieke||Recording of saddleback/tīeke song||DoC||1m51s||MP3-1745kb|
|toutouwai||Recording of North Island robin/toutouwai song||DoC||1m38s||MP3-1553kb|
|fantail||Recording of a North Island fantail making short feeding flights and giving calls||DoC||0m14s||MP3-230kb|
Copyright: All these sounds are subject to copyright and may not be used without the consent of the sound owner, or in accordance with their licence. Unless other specified all the above sounds are copyright material belonging to the Department of Conservation. Their making of these sounds available under a commons licence is greatly appreciated.
The DoC page with the sounds on can be located by clicking here.