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Little Friarbird

Philemon citreogularis


These talky cuties are "the smallest of the friarbirds, with a medium, curved bill with no casque (a bump, characteristic of other friarbirds) and a squared off tail when spread. It is brown-grey above, paler grey on neck and collar, with a distinctive bare blue-grey face patch, and pale greyish white below with fine white streaking on the breast." (Birdlife Australia)


Perched on the side of the tree before heading to the bird bath slightly below in the garden. Plenty of company from Double-barred Finches (Taeniopygia bichenovii), Long-tailed Finches (Poephila acuticauda acuticauda), Peaceful Doves (Geopelia striata placida), a couple of Great Bowerbirds (Chlamydera nuchalis), and a bunch of other bird species in the garden at Goombaragin on the Dampier Peninsula.

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armadeus.4 10 months ago

Thank you Neil. That means a lot :)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 10 months ago

Great photo and notes. Nice to see you back, Liana :)

armadeus.4 10 months ago

Thank you i_munasinghe!!!

i_munasinghe 11 months ago

Nice spotting!!

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Dampier Peninsula, Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Nov 17, 2020
Submitted on Nov 30, 2020

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