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Waiting for mum and dad to bring some food  Australia,Geotagged,Manorina melanocephala,Noisy miner Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Waiting for mum and dad to bring some food

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  1. One of the Australian honeyeaters. Very common in urban parks. Observed the three youngsters from hatching until leaving the nest. Posted 8 months ago
    1. Cute! You can tell they are young with their curious look. Posted 8 months ago
  2. And very demanding. Posted 8 months ago

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The noisy miner is a bird in the honeyeater family, Meliphagidae, and is endemic to eastern and south-eastern Australia. This miner is a grey bird, with a black head, orange-yellow beak and feet, a distinctive yellow patch behind the eye and white tips on the tail feathers. The Tasmanian race has a more intense yellow panel in the wing, and a broader white tip to the tail. Males, females and juveniles are similar in appearance, though young birds are a brownish-grey. As the common name suggests,.. more

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Apr 18, 2017. Captured in 6 Florida Ave, Somers VIC 3927, Australia.