FW: [canberrabirds] Silvereye

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Subject: FW: [canberrabirds] Silvereye
From: Geoffrey Dabb <>
Date: Sun, 4 Mar 2018 05:45:04 +0000

Looks like it Shorty.  Not always entirely clear.   I attach a para from something I wrote for Canberra Bird Notes a while ago.  The later Australian Bird Guide illustrations suffer from the field guide weakness that the differences are exaggerated to make the point.  This makes distinguishing them seem easier than it really is.  On top of that this is a situation where digital enhancing of a photograph can turn one thing into another.


From: shorty [
Sent: Sunday, 4 March 2018 2:42 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Silvereye


I have just been going through pics from Friday and this one drew my attention. Is it the Tasmanian race? Dark flanks and white/grey throat make me think so.




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