Silvereye lateralis in Queensland?

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Greyson
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Silvereye lateralis in Queensland?

Can anyone please confirm (or deny) that this is the Tasmanian ssp of Silvereye (lateralis)? Photographed in Beenleigh, SEQ. Thanks.

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Hi Greyson, don't think it is Zosterops lateralis (the Tasmanian Form), as the throat appears to be too dark/green. I am thinking Silvereye zosterops lateralis westernensis. 

Have a look at images on this site.

https://www.barraimaging.com.au/BIRD-FAMILIES-OF-THE-WORLD/New-Zealand-Wrens-To-Buntings/Whiteeyes-Family-Zosteropidae/Silvereye-Zosterops-lateralis/i-mJS6gFV

Always hard to separate some sub species, and as always happy to stand corrected.

Love the photo by the way.

Dale Huonville, Tasmania

Greyson
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Thanks for the ident. So, it is still not usually found in Queensland (I mean, it's a bird on holidays)?

dwatsonbb
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The Michael Morcombe app shows them as south eastern Australia, including southeast Queensland. I know they are migratory, and the app doesn't give much detail about that.

Dale Huonville, Tasmania

Greyson
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It was its brownish sides that made me think of the Tasmanian variety.

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