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Old Tuesday 20th November 2018, 09:07   #1
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Smile Bowen, Australia

This bird does not resemble any of the birds in my books.
Anyone knows what it is?
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Old Tuesday 20th November 2018, 09:22   #2
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Perhaps a young Australasian Figbird?
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Old Tuesday 20th November 2018, 09:56   #3
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Yeah, I was thinking the same
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Old Tuesday 20th November 2018, 10:22   #4
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Yes, Australasian Figbird for sure.

Presumably an immature male - strange that it's developed the bright red skin around the eye of a breeding male before any of the other plumage features.
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Old Tuesday 20th November 2018, 11:06   #5
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strange that it's developed the bright red skin around the eye of a breeding male before any of the other plumage features.
this is exactly what confused me more than anything!

Thank you all for your input!
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I saw a couple like this around Cairns. Immature plumage, but red showing.
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