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What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

andrew_mc

Date

January 10, 2017 09:34 AM AEDT

Description

Behavior - Feeding young
Habitat - Backyard
Additional comments? - Two fledgling being fed by a parent. What insect do you think they are being fed? A butterfly with wings and legs removed?
Nest present -
How many? - 4

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

dawso

Date

December 30, 2016 02:58 PM AEDT

Description

Habitat - Peri-urban
How many? - 1
Nest present - No
Behavior - Resting

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

jadonald

Date

December 29, 2016 05:12 PM AEDT

Description

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA
This soggy Eastern Spinebill needed to be rescued from the pond into which it had been bathing. Shortly afterwards its companion was also taking baths in the same pond.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

andrew_mc

Date

December 24, 2016 04:40 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

michael274

Date

November 19, 2016 11:36 AM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

dunnart-at-large

Date

November 18, 2016 09:34 AM +11

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

blubayou

Date

September 28, 2016 01:04 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

vicfazio3

Date

October 20, 2016 06:03 PM AEDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

trevellyn

Date

October 10, 2016 03:26 PM AEDT

Description

Behavior - Feeding
Habitat -
Additional comments? - some sort of honey eater ??
Nest present - No
How many? - 1

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

toby1

Date

September 7, 2016 09:07 AM AEST

Description

Habitat - Nature Reserve
How many? - 2
Additional comments? - In photo at 11 o'clock, hard to photograph
Nest present - No
Behavior - Feeding

Photos / Sounds

What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

chee_family

Date

August 28, 2016 10:23 AM AEST

Description

Habitat - Rural
Nest present - No
Behavior - Feeding
How many? - two birds
Additional comments? - hard to photograph

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eastern Spinebill Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris

Observer

gsmith03

Date

August 18, 2016 10:53 AM ACST

Description

Eastern Spinebill resting

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Description from Wikipedia

Spinebill is name given to two members of the Honeyeater family, both in the genus Acanthorhynchus, the name of which means literally "spine bill". They are around 15 centimetres in length, and are coloured black, white and chestnut, with a long, downcurved bill. They are native to Australia, with one species in the east and one in the west. They feed on nectar as well as insects, and live mainly in forests, gardens, and other shrubbery...

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