Re: Help with ID please

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Subject: Re: Help with ID please
From: "Anthony Molyneux" <>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008 18:24:41 +0930
Looks like an immature Rufous Whistler, pink at base of bill with heavy streaking.



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Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008 11:42:21 +1000
From: "Belinda Cassidy" <>
Subject: [Birding-Aus] Help with ID please
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Today we had a terrific morning for bird watching/ photographing in the East
brisbane area (No paradise parrots though, lol).

We managed to get photos of striated pardalotes, Mistletoe birds,  white
throated honeyeaters, spangled drongos,  as well as what appears to be an
immature Brush Cuckoo. There were plenty of `regulars' that we did not
photograph, such as the noisy minors, butcherbirds, Noisy and little
friarbirds, Currawongs, Blue faced honey eaters, black faced cuckoo-shrikes,
willy wagtails, and Magpies.

It seems like there are a lot of birds around right now!

We're having a lot of trouble identifying one bird though, and would really appreciate some help. There are two photos below that we took this morning.
The birds are very small, around 11-15cm in length, found in the same area
as the pardalotes and the White throated honey-eaters (and around the same

Thanks so much for your help!



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