ID query - Campbell Park

To: Canberra Birds <>
Subject: ID query - Campbell Park
From: Robin Hide <>
Date: Wed, 09 Feb 2011 12:56:26 +1100
Many thanks to all (Marnix, Anthony, John) for instant assistance with this query:
unanimous - Jacky Winter.
Useful hints- moving tails from side to side; white flashes from white outer tail feathers; faint white eyebrow;  and short black bill.
Habit of sitting on fences.... old names for it are postsitter or stumpbird! (thanks Anthony)


On 9/02/2011 11:18 AM, Robin Hide wrote:
Walking through Campbell Park this morning, at the northeast edge I saw two small birds briefly on the wire fence.
One I assume is a juvenile, the other a female? Any suggestions re ID most welcome.

This is what I think is a juvenile.


and the two together...


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