Pardalotes by the pair

The Rise and Shine is ‘Pardalote City’ at present.

Both Spotted and Striated Pardalotes are nest-building with unbounded energy in this fascinatingly eroded landscape.

Female Spotted Pardalote (note the yellow spots on the head) inside nesting tunnel, Rise and Shine, 6th October 2018

The male arriving with shredded bark

Striated Pardalote above the nest site

Striated Pardalote pair

One of the adults leaving the tunnel

‘Pardalote City’

2 responses to “Pardalotes by the pair

  1. One of my favourite Australian birds – beautiful pix.

  2. Hi Geoff,
    Always lovely to see your pics mate and at times very frustrating as well. I spent four hours at Rise and Shine on Monday the *th and did not see a single Pardalote! You must be the Pardalote ‘Whisperer’ ??
    Keep sharing mate, love your work. . .
    Bruce

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