Wednesday, August 12, 2009

Juvenile Blue-faced Honeyeater

Yesterday I heard noises that sounded like a juvenile Blue-faced Honeyeater and when I went out to check the grevillea bush I found this little fellow. It looked as if it was not quite sure what to make of its new environment.

10 comments:

  1. That bush is definitely producing some excellent sightings for you.
    Certainly looks a little apprehensive!
    Have a good week. FAB

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  2. Thanks Frank. Its worth planting grevillia just for the birds I think.

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  3. Nice. Goood match, face and flower!

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  4. You see the most amazing birds.
    Lovely shots too!

    I just checked, it seems we have honey eaters in Europe, but not this kind.
    Sigh ;)

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  5. Terrific close shots of the youngster. Most young birds look so bewildered as they explore the big bad world around them don't they?

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  6. Hi Nicole, thanks for commenting. There's such a huge diversity of birds, isn't there.

    Hi John, Yes, this one sure looked bewildered. The adults around it were making most aggressive noises so it should have been very safe.

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  7. Yepp :)
    And it seems there are even more names for them :D
    They drive me nuts when I try to find the correct ones :)

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  8. G'day Mick,
    I think you got the attitude right -"What am I doing here"? Nice one.
    Gouldiae.

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  9. Hi Gouldiae, it is certainly not the same 'look' I get from the adults!

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