White-naped Honeyeaters in the neighbourhood

Over the past few days I’ve seen and heard a number of flocks of White-naped Honeyeaters pass over the garden. This species is highly mobile, moving between nectar sources on a regular basis. Part of one flock dropped in for a few minutes, gleaning insects from the leaves of a Silky Oak Grevillea robusta. They are handsome indeed.


White-naped Honeyeater, Newstead, 16th August 2015.


Showing off that brush-tipped tongue.


… and the distinctive orange eye-lid.


Balancing act.

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