?Juvenile Diamond Firetail

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?Juvenile Diamond Firetail

I recently took this photo in my garden at Halls Gap Vic. Is this a juvenile Diamond Firetail. Sorry about the quality of photo he was a bit skittish and didn't hang around long to be photographed. New to this site so hope it works. Thanks.

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difficult with this picture but maybe a juv red browed, lack of breast band seems to point to this.

Ed Townsville NQ

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Oops! Try again.

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Oh I give up, it's too hard!

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Thanks Ed,
I did look at the other pictures I have and you're right. I also did have red browed firetails nesting in a small tree last year, so it all fits.
Thanks again.
GangGang

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Thanks to you both! I knew what you were talking about Denis and certainly didn't think you were cranky with me. I don't know how Gelmir did it but I do appreciate it. I wish there was a way of previewing the message before posting, would save a lot of unnecessary postings. I would tend to practice more too. Rather than put wasted messages up, that don't work.
So getting back to the little red browed. He is quite young is he? It was a very hot day that the photo was taken. He seemed to be very hot and sat for a while with his beak open before coming down to drink. I noticed that the corner of his beak seemed to be that of a young bird, I don't know the name for this. But otherwise he was on his own and apeared quite independant.
Thanks
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Hi GangGang

Practice anyway, I'm sure if 'they' see many people having difficulty posting pictures 'they' may try to make it easier.

This is one of you links that work from the email but show up as a red x above, lets see if will work as a link...

[url]http://s287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/Bluesuzi123/
[/url]

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well, it works as a link to photobucket, but not to your picture!!

Ed Townsville NQ

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OK. lets try the direct link taken from photobucket.
http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/Bluesuzi123/DSCF2226.jpg

Ed Townsville NQ

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That gives us the picture

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this is the html code posted as a link..?

[url][/url]

Ed Townsville NQ

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no thats not right, lets try as code
<a href="http://s287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/Bluesuzi123/?action=view&current=DSCF2226.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i287.photobucket.com/albums/ll144/Bluesuzi123/DSCF2226.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

Ed Townsville NQ

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Thats is not right either. I suggest an account on Flickr and download the medium size picture. Seems to work for me.

Ed Townsville NQ

GangGang
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Hi Ed,
The direct link worked, but the the html didn't. How do you get to it from the code? Do you have to type it in, or copy and paste it? So many people seem to be able to put their photos straight on and make it look so easy. I will keep trying though. I have some more nice photos of Pardalotes, white naped honey eaters, Gang Gangs etc, like the female in my Gravatar.
Cheers
GangGang

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Hi Ed,
I will try Flickr and see how I go.
Thanks heaps
GangGang

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Hi,
This isn't a red browed firetail of course but we'll see if it works.
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Doh!!!

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Woo Hoo! Hooray! Now how to make it smaller like everyone else.
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Changed the size on Flickr.com hopefully this works, he doesn't look right without a head
GangGang

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Yeah!!! Thanks Ed, will stick with Flickr.com thankyou to everyone else.
GangGang

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Hi guys,

Sorry you are having problems with uploading photos. I will talk to the IT people and see if there is a way of making it easier but I am not sure whether the version of the forum we are using will allow us to do that.

Holly

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Hi GangGang,

Hope this helps. A juvenile diamond firetail being fed by both parents. Note the black beak, yellow gape (corners of mouth) and greyish diamonds forming on the flanks. Compare this to your bird.

Greetings from the northern Southern Tablelands of NSW

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Hi GangGang,

Hope this helps. A juvenile diamond firetail being fed by both parents. Note the black beak, yellow gape (corners of mouth) and greyish diamonds forming on the flanks. Compare this to your bird.

Greetings from the northern Southern Tablelands of NSW

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Hi GangGang,

Attached is a photo of a young diamond firetail being fed by both parents. Note the black beak, yellow gape (area around the mouth) and greyish diamonds forming on the flanks.

Greetings from the northern Southern Tablelands of NSW

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Sorry, one last time I hope. Everything kept working well from my end but no photos. Still obeying the rules (I think).

Greetings from the northern Southern Tablelands of NSW

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Gulp.

Greetings from the northern Southern Tablelands of NSW

GangGang
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Hi Everyone,

Thankyou Denis, this website is great for learning. Sharing knowledge with people is always a great way to learn and more fun than looking it up in a book.
Holly, I think it's just a learning process that most people seem to have to go through. Although like I said if there was a way of previewing the message before it was sent it would be good.
That is a fantastic photo of the Diamond Firetails Poephila. When you look at the babies I can see the similarities. But when you look at them next to each other it is quite obvious how different they are. Soo cute though. As I said the red browed were nesting outside my window in a small tree. This is only a holiday house, so I watched them build it, then nesting but was not there to see the babies.

Ganggang

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