A touch of gold

What a beauty!

This male Golden Whistler was the highlight from a late afternoon stroll yesterday in Rotunda Park. Unlike Rufous Whistlers, which are year-round residents in the local bush, Golden Whistlers arrive from loftier sites along the Great Divide in early autumn. The male is a spectacularly beautiful bird – the brick-red iris is shown off to advantage in this image.

GW1

Male Golden Whistler, Rotunda Park, 24th April 2016

CBmale

Male Common Bronzewing

MaleCST

Male Crested Shrike-tit

Youngspinebill

Immature Eastern Spinebill

One response to “A touch of gold

  1. Four beautiful intimate photos. Thanks

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