Breeding behaviour - White-eared Honeyeaters

To: 'Kathy Cook' <>, 'CanberraBirds' <>
Subject: Breeding behaviour - White-eared Honeyeaters
From: Philip Veerman <>
Date: Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:41:07 +0000

It seems this species is particularly adept at doing this. This gets reported fairly often – from kangaroos, koalas, sheep.........




From: Kathy Cook [
Sent: Wednesday, 17 August, 2016 4:54 PM
To: CanberraBirds
Subject: [canberrabirds] Breeding behaviour - White-eared Honeyeaters


Yesterday we observed one of our two resident White-eared Honeyeaters perched on the backs of two kangaroos, furiously pulling out fur, then flying off. The kangaroos seemed quite unconcerned.


Kathy and David


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