(includes 12 unique bird calls)
DIMENSIONS: 250mm x 250mm.
The calls of twelve different New Zealand native birds is heard, one each hour, on the hour. The auto playback is off during the night. The clock has a beech coloured wood surround and is of strong, sturdy construction with a black plastic back. There is a two page information sheet on the birds and an instruction sheet for the clock's operation. The clock takes 3 x AA batteries, one for the clock, and two for the bird songs. A reset button allows setting correct bird songs to the hour. A great way to learn to recognise the various calls.
BATTERIES NOT INCLUDED.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR BIRDSONG CLOCK
1) Set the correct time by turning the black wheel in the centre compartment in the back of the clock. Always set the time by turning the hands in a clockwise direction. Avoid moving the hands counter clockwise. Then insert 3 x AA batteries into the battery container in the back of the clock
2) Refer to the list below and press the red test/set button on the backside, corresponding with the time Press Button Corresponding Hours Name of Birds
One Time 6:00 Grey Warbler
Two Times 7:00 Tui
Three Times 8:00 Kiwi
Four Times 9:00 Morepork
Five Times 10:00 Stitchbird
Six Times 11:00 Red Billed Gull
Seven Times 12:00 Shining Cuckoo
Eight Times 1:00 Saddleback
Nine Times 2:00 Fantail
Ten Times 3:00 Kokako
Eleven Times 4:00 Robin
Twelve Times 5:00 Bellbird
3) It is possible to adjust the birdsong without removing the batteries, as follows:- a) Set the clock to the correct time. b) Use the red test/set button on the back of the clock to advance the birdsong to the birdsong that corresponds to the current hour. E.g. if you have set the time on the clock to 11.15am then press the test/set button until you hear the Red Billed Gull (which is the bird that should sing at 11.00 am) Note: The birdsong only sounds when there is daylight or high artificial light bulbs. When you turn the lights out, the birdsong stops. You may have trouble setting the birdsong in a dark room (you may not hear anything when you press the red button)
Addenda: For the Instructions of the Bird Clock: "Operating Steps:" to work as written, you must
- set the desired time (b) insert the batteries, and then finally (c) press the red button the number of times indicated. If you try to correct which birds sings at a given hour without removing the batteries, then you cannot follow the normal instructions- the batteries must be removed/inserted to reset the clock to work indicated
It is possible to adjust the bird song without removing the batteries if you wish ....
- Set the clock to the correct
- Use the red test/set button on the back of the clock to advance the bird song to the bird song that corresponds to the current hour. For example, if you set the time on the clock to 11:15, then press the test/set button until you hear the Red Billed Gull ( which is the bird that should sing at 11:00)
- NOTE: Be aware that the bird song only sounds when there is daylight (high levels of light). You may have trouble setting the clock in a dark room ( you may not hear anything when you press the red )