Kōrero: Conifer–broadleaf forests

Bellbird feeding

Bellbird feeding

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.

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Department of Conservation
Reference: 10059444
Photograph by Tui De Roy

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John Dawson, 'Conifer–broadleaf forests - Native wildlife and forest survival', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/11683/bellbird-feeding (accessed 27 July 2021)

He kōrero nā John Dawson, i tāngia i te 24 Sep 2007