Little Wattlebird plumage like shooting stars

This shy Little Wattlebird led me a merry dance before letting me snap a picture. It has an intricately patterned plumage. The little bursts at the end of each stripe remind me of shooting stars.
Little Wattlebird

Common name: Little Wattlebird

Scientific name: Anthochaera chrysoptera

Approximate length: 30 cm

Date spotted: 25 September 2016

Season: Spring

Location: Manly Dam National Park, Sydney, Australia

Latitude/longitude: 33°46’30.7″S 151°15’09.1″E


About Sarah Maddox

Technical writer, author and blogger in Sydney

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