Mystery bird (Bright, Victoria)

To: "'Mike Carter'" <>, "'Peter Shute'" <>, <>
Subject: Mystery bird (Bright, Victoria)
From: " Jeff Davies" <>
Date: Sun, 30 Mar 2008 20:22:56 +1100
I would be more inclined towards Juv Fuscous, which don't have an obvious
plume at this age. I don't see "chip" as a problem for fuscous but I do for
Painted. Juv Painteds don't have a yellow eye-ring as far as I'm aware but
juv Fuscous definitely do along with the inner half of bill yellow. My money
is on Fuscous.

Cheers Jeff.

-----Original Message-----
From: Mike Carter  
Sent: Sunday, 30 March 2008 7:00 PM
To: Peter Shute; 
Cc: Jeff Davies; Danny Rogers; Peter Menkhorst; Rohan Clarke
Subject: Mystery bird (Bright, Victoria)

Looks like a juv Painted Honeyeater to me. Bill shape and colour, tubby 
bird, brown above, yellow edge to wing and tail, ....

Mike Carter
30 Canadian Bay Road
Mount Eliza  VIC 3930
Tel  (03) 9787 7136

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