Kōrero: Hawke’s Bay region

Rook call (1 o 3)

Rooks have a distinctive harsh call, which makes them very unpopular with the human inhabitants of Hawke’s Bay. They are also skilled at stripping horticultural crops of their edible parts, elevating them to true pest status.

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Photograph by Peter E. Smith

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Sound file from Department of Conservation

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Kerryn Pollock, 'Hawke’s Bay region - Plants and animals', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/natural-sounds/23884/rook-call (accessed 3 June 2020)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, updated 1 Jul 2015