Tweed Heads trip plus help with Myzomela ID

To: Nicholas <>, birding aus <>
Subject: Tweed Heads trip plus help with Myzomela ID
From: Nikolas Haass <>
Date: Sat, 5 Jul 2014 11:53:33 +0000
Hi Nick,

Interesting! Overall jizz and coloration as well as eye colour and bill
shape make this bird look like a Dusky Honeyeater (Myzomela).



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On 5/07/14 9:27 PM, "Nicholas" <> wrote:

>I spent the past week birdwatching around Tweed Heads. A highlight was a
>Mangrove Honeyeater (at Philp Parade) after many attempts.
>On a visit to Schuster Park at Tallebudgera to (unsuccessfully) look for
>the roosting Barking Owls, I found a small flock of Plumed
>Whistling-ducks and three Magpie Geese in the yards behind houses in
>Daffodil street. 
>There were also three Wandering Whistling-ducks on a suburban lake in a
>park at Banora Point, a pair of Glossy Black-cockatoo flew over Letitia
>Sandspit (I had only seen Yellow-tailed Black-cockatoo in the Tweed area
>before) and there were two White-eared Monarch at Terranora Broadwater.
>The surprising dip for the trip was House Sparrow.
>I'm also after some help with an ID for a Myzomela at Terranora
>Broadwater. I've included links to two pretty average photos,
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