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White-throated Gerygone

Gerygone albogularis

Description:

Also referred to as "Bush Canary" and "Native Canary", the White-throated Gerygone "is a very small grey brown bird with a white throat and spot on forehead, distinctive bright yellow underparts and a white-tipped tail. It has a red eye." (Birdlife Australia)

Habitat:

There was a pair flitting about the branches of a Paperbark Tree (Melaleuca sp.) at Mankajarra Wetlands (see pic 2).

Notes:

Spotted by my mum first we then spent a while trying to get a photo!

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3 Comments

Single D
Single D a year ago

Pretty little bird with a hard to pronounce name. Enjoyed your spotting thank you.

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 a year ago

Thank you Rob! They sure don't stay still for very long :D

triggsturner
triggsturner a year ago

I know how hard it can be to photograph these guys. You did a good job!

armadeus.4
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armadeus.4

Western Australia, Australia

Spotted on Nov 18, 2017
Submitted on Feb 17, 2018

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