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Yellow-plumed Honeyeater, Lichenostomus ornatus, 14-18.5 cm / 5.5-7.3 in. Spotted in the Stirling Range on the Retreat grounds. First bird out of the van. Found in mallee (low-growing, bushy eucalyptus with several slender stems), and semi-arid eucalyptus woodland.

Stirling Range Nature Retreat, Western Australia, Australia.

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Tags:   Wild Birds Birds of Australia Honeyeaters Yellow-plumed Honeyeater Lichenostomus ornatus Ptilotula ornata

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Australian Owlet-Nightjar, Aegotheles cristatus, 21 - 24 cm / 8 - 9.4 in. ENDEMIC perched at the opening to its nest cavity. COMMON in trees with hollows. Nocturnal with large, non-reflective eye.

Stirling Range, Western Australia.

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Tags:   Birds of Western Australia Australian Owlet-Nightjar Aegotheles cristatus. Aegothelidae Owlet-Nightjars

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Sacred Kingfisher, Trodirampus sanctus, 21 cm / 8.2 in. This land kingfisher was busy carrying small prey to a nest. COMMON in eucalyptus, paperbark forests and woodlands, mangroves.

Stirling Range, Western Australia.

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Tags:   Birds of Western Australia Sacred Kingfisher Todiramphus sanctus Alcedinidae Kingfishers

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Restless Flycatcher, Myiagra inquieta, 19 - 21.5 cm / 7.4 - 8.46 in. ENDEMIC A good name for this flycatcher as it hardly perched in one spot for very long. COMMON in open forest and farmland habitat.

Stirling Range, Western Australia.

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Tags:   Birds of Western Australia Restless Flycatcher Myiagra inquieta. Monarchidae Monarch Flycatchers

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Western Rosella, Platycercus icterotis xanthogenys, 25 - 30 cm / 9.8 - 11.8 in. ENDEMIC. A very colorful and active parrot found in open forest, woodland and farmland.

Stirling Range, Western Australia.

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Tags:   Wild Parrots Birds of Western Australia Western Rosella Platycercus icterotis. Psittacidae Old World Parrots


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