Kōrero: Small forest birds

Whitehead

Whiteheads (pōpokotea) move through the forest in flocks, searching under the canopy for insects. They stay in contact with a continuous tuneful chatter. Whiteheads are found in the North Island and nearby islands.

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Christina Troup, 'Small forest birds - Whiteheads, yellowheads and brown creepers', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/natural-sounds/12494/whitehead (accessed 12 November 2019)

Story by Christina Troup, published 24 Sep 2007, reviewed & revised 17 Feb 2015