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Resident in small
numbers. Introduced. Male is black with bright yellow bill and eye-ring,
female is duller grey-brown with yellow-brown bill, throat dull-white
with darker streaking. Juvenile is brownish with some mottling. Often
feed on ground, flicking through leaf litter.
mellow song; 'pink-pink' call; high-pitched 'tseer'; harsh alarm call.
1: part of a longer song sequence
Call 2: Pink-pink call
Call 3: Soft tseer call
sounds courtesy Merilyn Browne.