YFHE feeding near ground

To: "'n/a n/a'" <>, "'Cog line'" <>
Subject: YFHE feeding near ground
From: "Nicki Taws" <>
Date: Wed, 8 Apr 2015 16:25:58 +1000

Hi Bill


Melichrus urceolatus, Urn-heath, a useful source of nectar in the cooler months for those birds that dare forage at ground level.





From: n/a n/a [
Sent: Wednesday, April 8, 2015 3:27 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] YFHE feeding near ground


Two flocks of YFHE's ( about 12 each) passed through Little Mulligan's this morning. Some spent time foraging in upper foliage. One was feeding in an epacris/ heath? shrub about 30cms high with pale lemon flowers. ID please? It was in an open area and it was focussed  on getting the nectar.

Bill Graham

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