There seemed genuine sadness in his eyes as he explained Uluru's spiritual meaning to the Anangu Aborigines who've lived beneath it for 22,000 years, and how clambering all over its sacred ground is as disrespectful to them as Lungkata was to the bellbird
brothers when stealing their meat.
Ocotea endresiana fruits are eaten primarily by five species of birds: Emerald Toucanet (Ramphastidae: Aulacorhynchus prasinus), Resplendent Quetzal (Trogonidac: Pharomachrus mocinno), Three-wattled Bellbird
(Cotingidae: Procnias tricarunculata), Mountain Robin (Turdidae: Turdus plebejus), and Black Guan (Cracidae: Chamaepetes unicolor), all of which breed in the study site during the fruiting season.
You hear the last silvery chime of the bellbird
as the rugged track melds into a harmless, sandy path that takes you through grass to the water of Milford Sound.
The only exception is the Three-Wattled Bellbird
(Procnias tricarunculatus) for which annual counts during a six year period estimate 116-248 individuals in Monteverde (Sandoval, 2014).
The announcement follows recent updates on a new high grade copper zone to the west of the Marshall Deposit, high grade copper results 6km south at the Bellbird
Deposit as well as the discovery of a previously unknown copper-gold zone (Chubko Prospect) to the south-east.
Golden Thunderbolt took advantage when the leader, Bellbird
, broke down after two out in the handicap hurdle.
Of course at this stage I can't possibly say what their treatment would involve but I know I've only got to hear the call of a bellbird
to feel 100 per cent better, so I imagine there would be trips to the country (good for the rural economy) as well as participation in the diverse night life that has made our capital such a happening place.
All surface, making explicit that narrative is a conventional game not an imitation of reality, fully accepting of and using the elements of popular culture, even equipped with a self-satisfied bellbird
that sings a mock-Manhire poem and has not 'heard of the death of the author' (16)--the book could hardly be more postmodern.
Kentor Gold reports operating results at the Jervois project's Bellbird
deposit (page 2)