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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 (9)

  1. Set the location, please. Posted 5 years ago
    1. Sorry. Posted 5 years ago
  2. What a shot! It's like a painting! Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thanks Ferdy they have looks and the attitude all in one. Posted 5 years ago
  3. So beautiful, hard to imagine it is a killer! Posted 5 years ago
    1. Thanks Claire.
      They are just so territorial to the point where people dont want them in their gardens.
      Posted 5 years ago
  4. Wow, I didn't know about this behaviour, manifested by one of our honeyeaters, thank you. And a superb image...as are they all you have shared! Posted 2 years ago
  5. Great shot of this beautiful bird. Posted one year ago
  6. A stunning image of one of my favourite honeyeaters here in Australia. (Despite their 'aggro' personality!). Posted 11 months 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''.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Back Water Fox
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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