Saturday, January 28, 2017

Mistletoebird - Dicaeum hirundinaceum - Mistelblomsterpickare

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Mistletoebird - Dicaeum hirundinaceum - Mistelblomsterpickare
© NF Photo 140913 Abattoir Swamp Environmental Park,  Queensland, Australia

First image is a male, second I´m not sure of. A bird with many subspecies. 

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9 comments:

  1. I've never heard of this bird but what a beauty! How exciting to get such great photos!

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  2. Nice little bird - was watching one this afternoon - but high in a tree, so no pictures.

    Sorry about slow reply - I have been in New Zealand and blogging has taken a bit of a back seat.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  3. Such beautiful plumage!! I wouldn't mind spotting that in MY trees. lol

    I also want to convey my thanks to you for sharing this with us birders at I'd Rather B Birdin'....it's always much appreciated.

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  4. Wow, what a beauty! The first shot is lovely. Have a happy day and new week ahead.

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  5. the male is very striking and beautiful bird!

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  6. Australia has the best birds!!!

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  7. I have not heard of this bird before either... Great color on it...thank you for linking in Monica...Michelle

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