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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 2 months ago
  2. Yes Barry they are very common but alwise fun to take photos of. Posted 2 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'' . 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