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Silvereye at Cuttagee, NSW

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Zosterops lateralis at Cuttagee, NSW - 10 Oct 2018
Zosterops lateralis at Cuttagee, NSW - 10 Oct 2018
Zosterops lateralis at Cuttagee, NSW - 10 Oct 2018
Zosterops lateralis at Cuttagee, NSW - 10 Oct 2018
Zosterops lateralis at Cuttagee, NSW - 10 Oct 2018

Identification history

Other - smaller than magpie Zosterops lateralis 11 Oct 2018 JackieMiles
Unidentified 10 Oct 2018 loumcc

Author's notes

Not great photos - sorry. These are tiny birds that skip along the paddock as I walk around. They dart around in front of the car as I drive across the fields. They have olive green head and back with a blue/grey shoulder. Maybe a Silvereye?

3 comments

   11 Oct 2018
Yep, and the faint chestnut wash on the flanks indicate that they are the Tasmanian race, who migrate up here over winter, while all ours head further north.
loumcc wrote:
   11 Oct 2018
How great! We have lots here at the moment skimming around the paddocks! Amazing that these tiny birds can do the Bass Strait! Wonderful.
   11 Oct 2018
Yeah, likewise at Brogo. I usually see them in trees or shrubs, but we seem to be getting a lot on the ground at the moment too, pretending to be scrub-wrens.

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 16 - 100 Abundance
  • 10 Oct 2018 1:45 PM Recorded on
  • loumcc Recorded by
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