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Australasian Fig Bird (male juvenile)

Sphecotheres vieilloti


The Australasian figbird has a total length of 27–29.5 cm (10.6–11.6 in) This is a juvenile male. The mature male has bare, red skin around the eye, a black crown and a grey neck and throat. Its body is olive-green, except for a white under-tail area.


This is the first time I've seen one of these birds. I saw it in a tree near the Parramatta River not far from "Old Government House" Parramatta NSW Australia

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Sydney, NSW, Australia

Spotted on Oct 23, 2018
Submitted on Oct 23, 2018

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