Tuesday, August 2, 2011

World Bird Wednesday - A new Visitor


This little sweetie was grazing in the little tree just outside my
room. The nearest identification I could find is a female Gilbert's
Whistler, Pachycephala inornata, about the size of a New Holland
Honey-eater. I hope Stewart M or Tony C can double check for me.


The markings on the flight feathers were quite distinctive


and the pale eye-ring as well.


Here is just one more shot for good measure. I found her
quite charming.



Thank you Stewart M for confirming my initial ID at the top
of this post.

All enlarge of course.

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26 comments:

  1. Nice bird shots - something I haven't had much luck with yet.

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  2. A beauty. I'm glad she brought you her music.

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  3. Hi there - will see what I can do! Not really a bird I have had much experience with - but thats more than half the fun!

    Stewart M

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  4. Good to make a new friend! Nice that it posed so well. Great catch Arija, Cheers!

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  5. She is delightful ... and great captures!

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  6. Great photos and a beautiful little bird. You were fortunate it sat still and let you see and photograph it from different angles.

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  7. Hi there - think you are correct with the ID - other similar species, Red-Lored, is rare.

    The parrots are another set of shots from Magnetic Island.

    SM

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  8. What beautiful photos of an amazing sighting, Arija. Thanks for sharing. (((hugs))) Jo

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  9. What a lovely bird, your photos are great too. Thanks for sharing!

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  10. What fun to find something new.

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  11. Mine got ID'd. Hope yours does too. Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

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  12. Interesting bird. Hope you'll get an id, and please let us know.

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  13. What a lovely little bird!

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  14. Hello, I'm Celia Blog "Planting and sowing Poetry Fantasy, beautiful your blog. But if you gadget has reared the translator would be easier for me. Good afternoon. Bjs

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  15. Another new species for me...
    A wonderful little bird.
    lovely images.

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  16. ITS always GREAT to sight a new bird...Excellent photos!

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  17. Great photos nice when they sit still long enough for photos.

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  18. Cute little bird Arija. I love seeing all your wildlife.
    B.{{HUGS}}

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  19. What a beautiful fellow!
    Lucky you to catch him :)!

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