Admiring young ‘tufties’

The other highlight from my weekend visit to Pound Lane was the bevy of birds in Dean and Caroline’s garden. A family of White-browed Babblers, White-bellied Cuckoo-shrikes (calling) and numerous other species of woodland birds were enjoying the garden. Most numerous and obvious were the Yellow-tufted Honeyeaters – they have obviously enjoyed a productive breeding season.


Juvenile Yellow-tufted Honeyeaters, Pound Lane, 28th November 2015.


Adult (at left) supervising the ‘children’.


Note the yellow gape and paler plumage of the juvenile at right.


Happy to have departed the nest!

One response to “Admiring young ‘tufties’

  1. Saturday certainly was a day for the birds. My records show a minimum of 28 different birds sighted that day. Thanks again for the pics Geoff.

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