Bellbirds pollinate plants and disperse seed in conifer–broadleaf forests. The insect-pollinated flowers of five-finger (Pseudopanax arboreus) provide a supply of insects for bellbirds to feed on. Bellbirds also eat the ripe black fruits and disperse the seed.
Te whakamahi i tēnei tūemi
Department of Conservation
Photograph by Tui De Roy
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