The Prosthemadera novaeseelandiae, also known as the New Zealand bellbird, is a bird species that can only be found in New Zealand. Its distinct feature is its bell-like call which can be heard throughout the country’s forests and woodlands. The males of this medium-sized bird have more vibrant colors compared to the females, both sporting a beautiful green and yellow plumage.
New Zealand’s bellbirds play a significant role in the pollination of native plant species as they feed on nectar. These birds not only contribute to the ecosystem but are also important members of the food chain, as they are known to consume insects and spiders.