Story: Ngā manu – birds

Pīpīwharauroa (shining cuckoo)

Listen to the pīpīwharauroa. This migratory bird’s call was a welcome signal that spring had arrived.

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Sound file from Birds of New Zealand. Compact disc. © Viking Sevenseas NZ (P O Box 152, Paraparaumu), 1980. All rights reserved.

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Kelly Keane-Tuala, 'Ngā manu – birds - Predicting the weather', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 13 April 2024)

Story by Kelly Keane-Tuala, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015