Sounds of the Kawakawa Bay night


All the following sounds may be heard from the hills and valleys around Kawakawa Bay during a night out on a ‘count’.

North Island wekaNorth Island weka

Ruru (morepork)Ruru (morepork)

Not just the common call that sounds like the word morepork (hence the english name of this endemic bird) but ruru make a kind of mewing sound, amongst others, as well.

 

 

 

 

PukekoPukeko

KakaKaka

 

White faced heron

 

Peacock

 

 

You may also hear some or all of these animals as well.

Possum

Wild pigs

 

 

 

 

Feral goats

 

Rats