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Little Wattlebird

Anthochaera chrysoptera

Description:

25 - 30 cm length, dark brown on the back and wings with pale brown on the front of the neck and chest continuing underneath. A sharp, pointed beak turning slightly downward. It's call is loud and guttural, varying between a mellow "ye-kop" to more raucous patterns.

Habitat:

From dry bushland to urban bush settings.

Notes:

Very territorial, Wattlebirds will claim a particular tree and chase other birds from the area.

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Mr.Swift
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Mr.Swift

Launceston, Tasmania, Australia

Spotted on Nov 5, 2012
Submitted on Nov 13, 2012

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