Yellow Rumped Thornbill

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laza
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Yellow Rumped Thornbill

Dont normally see these guys near my town so this was a bit of a treat to get a pair out in open field

windshear
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Nice pics. They're such cute little guys. :)

Araminta
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Thanks for posting these beautiful photos.

You also solved one of my problems. I had a flock of those gorgeous little birds high up in my trees yesterday and didn't know what they were. (because of the spots) But I didn't get close enough to get photos.

M-L

Elsie
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Great photos! I love the second one!!

Well done, they always move too fast for mesmiley

Woko
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Hi Araminta. That would be unusual for yellow-rumped thornbills to be high up in a tree. Usually, they're at ground level or up to mid-level in vegetation. How confident are you that they were yellow-rumped thornbills?

windshear
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Further to what Woko said - I was thinking that this morning as well - I wondered if they weren't Spotted Pardalotes? I know I've seen them flitting around quite high up in the trees, and they do look very similar (particularly the females).

Annie W
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Gorgeous gorgeous gorgeous!  Been dying to see one (or three) of these little ones.  Great shots too laza, thanks so much for sharing!

NW Tasmania

Elsie
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I've had them up in my big gums around the house too M-L. I thought that maybe they were spotted pardalotes; but after a while three of them flew right down to check me out and I was able to ID them as yellow rumped thornbills!smiley I was very excited to add them to my list.

Once again, great shots laza!

rawshorty
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Great shots, laza. I have seen and photographed them high in the gum trees here, but i usually see them down low.

Shorty......Canon gear

Canberra

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laza
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Thanks for kind comments guys.

Its always great pleasure to get one of the little fellas of bird world in a good capture

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