Friday, October 22, 2010

Yellow – Breasted Flowerpecker

Pergau, 16th October 2010

Another ‘super-active little’ bird, not much different from the Orange-Bellied Flowerpecker in terms of behavior and habitat. They usually make very good targets for shooting practice…

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They are usually quite friendly allowing me to approach them to within a couple of meters.

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Oops! I think I’ve just encroached into the danger zone! and usually the story ends like the two photos below……. Time to get away……

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3 comments:

  1. Great pictures Ari. Is that a male with the red crown streak, and is the base of the bill really blue.?

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  2. Phil, I'm really not sure of the gender because my reference book only describes adult and juvenile, and yes the base of the bill is blue ( I do very little post processing - yet to learn Photoshop)

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  3. What an amazing bird.Great images ;)

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