Sunday, September 25, 2011

Dusky beauty heads honeyeater handful

Dusky Honeyeater (Myzomela obscura) in Tyto Wetlands yesterday (losing out to Brown and Yellow HEs in fight for nearby flowering bottlebrush.


Brown Honeyeater (Lichmera indistincta) on the bottlebrush.


Yellow Honeyeater ready for action (Lichenostomus flavus)


Earlier, White-throated Honeyeater (Melithreptus albogularis) also on bottlebrush.


And White-gaped Honeyeater (Lichenostomus unicolor) not so sweet-loving as it collects Cheese Tree seeds. 
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