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New Holland Honeyeater. (An Oldie) One of the more aggressive honeyeaters . Has been recorded many times killing smaller birds. Australia,Geotagged,New Holland honeyeater,Phylidonyris novaehollandiae,Winter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

New Holland Honeyeater.

(An Oldie) One of the more aggressive honeyeaters . Has been recorded many times killing smaller birds.

    comments (6)

  1. Set the location, please. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Sorry. Posted 3 years ago
  2. What a shot! It's like a painting! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy they have looks and the attitude all in one. Posted 3 years ago
  3. So beautiful, hard to imagine it is a killer! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks Claire.
      They are just so territorial to the point where people dont want them in their gardens.
      Posted 3 years ago

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The New Holland honeyeater is a honeyeater species found throughout southern Australia. It was among the first birds to be scientifically described in Australia, and was initially named ''Certhia novaehollandiae'' . It is around eighteen centimetres long and is mainly black, with a white iris, white facial tufts and yellow margins on its wing and tail feathers. It is a very active bird and rarely sits long enough to give an extended view. When danger approaches a New Holland honeyeater, such as.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Back Water Fox
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Uploaded Apr 16, 2016. Captured Jun 24, 2015 21:53 in Lockleys Rd, South Bruny TAS 7150, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II
  • f/6.3
  • 1/256s
  • ISO400
  • 800mm