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Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater
Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater taken in afternoon at Mt Korong, Victoria
Bushland, rocky outcrop
Mt Korong, Victoria, Australia
Date taken
Scientific name
Acanthagenys rufogularis
Equipment used
Nikon D500, 500mm Nikkor with 1.4 teleconverter, (=700mm), handhled, f/8, 1/800 ISO 280
A very well detailed close up study, Matt, and what a beautiful eye he has.
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Ooooh!!! Lovely!!!

Thanks Matt... that's taken me straight back to the Botanical Gardens at Port Augusta, where I saw my first one. Such a lovely honeyeater this one and you've taken a terrific picture of him too.

BTW I've corrected a very tiny spelling error in the scientific name you used, hope you don't mind.
Beautiful close-up of this Honeyeater. Great lighting showing marvelous colors, feather detail, and eye contact. Top-marks Matt!
A good photo Matt but I'm sure that its actually a Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater, Acanthagenys rufogularis. Cheers.

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