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Identity


Hi,
I am a beginner, I found two little birds in my back yard I can't identify them. Please help.

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marj
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is a European Starling

is a House Sparrow.

MagpieLark
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THANKS MARJ

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Is this a Red Wattlebird?

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Is this a Red Wattlebird?

marj
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Yes it is a Red Wattlebird

serendipity
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Can someone identify this little fellow for me. He frequents my backyard, is only a little bigger then the blue wrens I have here. Not as big as a sparrow. Sorry for the poor photo quality.

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Maybe some type of honeyeater, judging by the beak in your second photo??? Just a guess.

Jenny - a bird in the hand is worth ... releasing.

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Serendipity,

I tried lightening up your images to see if that helped reveal any identifying features.

My first questions is, are you sure this is the same bird?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/booshkie/miscellaneous/edits/honeyeater.jpg

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v80/booshkie/miscellaneous/edits/honeyeater2.jpg

I'm wondering if the first is a silvereye?

But the flying one definitely isn't.

---booshkie---

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*smacks forehead*

Must remember the IMG tags!!

---booshkie---

serendipity
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Thanks booshkie for lightening the pics, Yes it deffinately the same bird as I took the photos at the same time. There are not many obvious marks on this little bird. Very thin, not even as fat as a fairy wren (they were in the tree at the same time) if I was to say a colour I would say olive/brown. Very fast little bird. I live in Inverell - New England Tablelands. I had a look in my bird book and the brown honeyeater sounds like that could be it?

lovetess
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I lightened it also and am also pretty sure it is a brown honey eater

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Where was the honey eater located?
Looks like the white plumed honey eater that i saw in canberra a few weeks back.

serendipity
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I snapped this little honeyeater in my garden in the New England Tablelands of NSW. He frequents my garden all the time.

marj
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It's not yellow enough to be a "White-plumed" The small yellow triangle behind the eye makes it a Brown Honeyeater.

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Not the best pictures to ID from but I'll go with Brown HE.

Here's one on the Townsville Towncommon,

Ed

Ed Townsville NQ

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Brown honeyeater in my backyard. Don't know how these will go. I've resized them so will see when they're posted I guess.

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