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Sphecotheres vieilloti

Australasian Figbird at Walligan, QLD

Sphecotheres vieilloti at Walligan, QLD - 14 Oct 2022
Sphecotheres vieilloti at Walligan, QLD - 14 Oct 2022
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Identification history

Sphecotheres vieilloti 23 Oct 2022 Liam.m
Sphecotheres vieilloti 14 Oct 2022 rieteklis

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User's notes

We have blue-faced honeyeaters in this area, this bird appears to be a young male, HOWEVER around the eye was bright yellow - not red. Feather, hood colouring all correct, except for the eye skin. It almost has the same eye colour as a regent honeyeater! Definitely not red, but this was as close to an ID as I could get for this bird.

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 14 Oct 2022 09:26 AM Recorded on
  • rieteklis Recorded by

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50 sightings of 3 species in 11 locations from 21 members
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