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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 one year ago
    1. Cute! You can tell they are young with their curious look. Posted one year ago
  2. And very demanding. Posted one year 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.