Yellow-plumed Honeyeater at Hall

To: Steve Holliday <>, "" <>
Subject: Yellow-plumed Honeyeater at Hall
From: "Hawkins, Brian" <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jun 2018 02:28:00 +0000

G’day Steve,


Is there much Eucalypt flowering at the site?


Brian Hawkins


From: Steve Holliday [
Sent: Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:13 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Yellow-plumed Honeyeater at Hall


Prue and I met Alastair Smith at the Hall TSR this morning to look for the Yellow-plumed Honeyeaters belatedly reported on Birdline yesterday. After two hours in the TSR, on both sides of the border, we had seen a lot of honeyeaters but no Yellow-plumes.


We then crossed to the eastern side of the highway to the patch of woodland opposite the TSR, north of the rest area at the end of Victoria St. Prue and I eventually located a Yellow-plume with lots of other honeyeaters and pardalotes. We had it in view long enough for Prue to get a few photos before a White-plume chased it off. Good that at least one bird has been around for at least a week, hopefully more people can connect with them.


See ebird report for a couple of Prue’s photos








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