for: At the time I thought it was a starling
because it was, to my reckoning, about that size. From
HANZAB, the typical mass of a Satin Bowerbird is 220 grams, a
Common Starling is 80 grams and Olive-backed Oriole is 95 grams. So to think a
Satin Bowerbird is a Starling, is a huge stretch of perception but to think an
Olive-backed Oriole is a Starling is well within tolerance limits.
that extra information and what I wrote before (privately and to the list),
I am further convinced it is an Oriole.
don't know about what are the apparent bands across the throat and whether they
are out of focus twigs or shading, but that does not help identify the bird
as it doesn't fit any.
And which of the apparent bands
across the throat are out of focus twigs?
At the time I thought it was a
starling because it was, to my reckoning, about that size. Crimson parrots
had been in the same tree and were a lot