new $5 note

To: "calyptorhynchus ." <>
Subject: new $5 note
From: Carl Clifford <>
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2016 06:56:30 +0000
Pity they can't get rid of the old bird on the front(dons hemet and dives
for foxhole).

On Wednesday, September 21, 2016, calyptorhynchus . <
> wrote:

> I just got one of the new $5 notes and birders can reassure themselves
> about the colours on the Eastern Spinebill depicted on it. In fact there
> are several spinebills on different parts of the note but all are either
> outlines or solid pieces of tinfoil, so they are not printed in any
> colours, they merely reflect different colours depending on the light
> falling on the note.
> I think it's quite a handsome note. Look forward to seeing if, when they
> redesign the other notes, the flora and fauna theme continues.
> --
> John Leonard
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