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Honeyeaters  SA. 2017  New Holland honeyeater,Phylidonyris novaehollandiae Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Honeyeaters SA. 2017

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  1. I love these birds - they are not rare or anything, but the mix of colors is wonderful. Posted 13 days ago
  2. Yes Barry they are very common but alwise fun to take photos of. Posted 13 days 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 Ernst
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Uploaded Apr 16, 2017. Captured Apr 14, 2017 22:46.
  • Canon EOS 700D
  • f/7.1
  • 1/332s
  • ISO800
  • 500mm