cajun wrote:We often hear Koels, and sometimes see males around sunset, but this is the first female (I think ...) I have seen. Lucky she stayed around to get a pic.
I would be grateful if anyone could confirm my id.
Franco wrote:I saved a joey today that caught herself into the two top wires in my fence.
I've heard some bleating went to investigate and found the poor critter hanging upside down with the mother bouncing around in full panic.
Anyway I sent the mother away, cut the wires and let the little one free. Two minutes later she was back into the mother's pouch and off they went.
north-north-west wrote:First thought is an Eastern adolescent that's transitioning to full adult plumage.
Crimson/Eastern hybrids generally have far more red. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2016-04-14/rare-hybrid-rosellas-spotted-in-canberra/7326060
But they also can hybridise with other species, such as ringnecks. The colour & patterning there is very similar to an Eastern/Ringneck hybrid.
Moondog55 wrote:A couple of years ago I took a bit of old soft wood; drilled holes in it and hung it in a tree in the North facing front og the house.
Today while pruning the rampant Hardenbergia I happened to see dozens of tiny little native bees, I may have done something right in providing nesting habitat as I've never seen them here before
neilmny wrote:Does anyone know what it is?
neilmny wrote:something very very close only in shades of grey/white called pingasa chlora but I don't think it is exactly the same.
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