New Holland Honeyeater enjoying a foretaste of spring

New Holland Honeyeaters are attractive in their neat black and white stripes, with yellow flares on their wings and tail feathers. This one darts from flower to flower, enjoying a foretaste of spring in the closing weeks of winter.

Common name: New Holland Honeyeater

Scientific name: Phylidonyris novaehollandiae

Approximate length: 17-19 cm

Date spotted: 22 August 2016

Season: Late winter

Location: Manly Dam Reserve, New South Wales, Australia

Approximate latitude/longitude: -33.772336, 151.249022

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About Sarah Maddox

Technical writer, author and blogger in Sydney

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