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acanthagenys rufogularis

  1. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Sometimes referred to as 'The Lipstick Bird'
  2. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater at Eyre Bird Observatory, Western Australia
  3. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

  4. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

  5. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    This is another species that inhabits dry woodland.
  6. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Taken at Mt Dare just as we were departing for the Simpson Desert on the way to the Birdsville Races.
  7. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater One from the archives. A Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater, a bird I see very seldom.
  8. Spiny-Cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-Cheeked Honeyeater

    A first for me. Big thanks to Broc for the directions on where to find these guys. Had a nice view without too many twigs and leaves in the way.
  9. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 2

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 2

    Moved from perch in pic1 this Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater sat watching other birds for a while. Vid soon on BF TV.
  10. For Rose and Broc 1

    For Rose and Broc 1

    After watching the Galah (previously posted), was getting back to hotel for the days tourist duties, when I spied close by this Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater looking over its shoulder. Too good to walk on by. Vid soon on BF TV.
  11. 'Thanks Broc!...

    'Thanks Broc!...

    Thanks to Richard (Broc) I went back to Westgate Park in the search for the Spiny-Cheeked Honeyeater......I was watching for Tiger snakes after my last encounter, as I hid in the bushes! ....Richard suggested that this might be the best way to see the honeyeaters if they landed on a dead...
  12. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Was too close and couldn't move back to get the entire bird or a sharper pix.
  13. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (2A)

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater (2A)

    My Scotia Sanctuary shots were in the main taken at sunrise & sunset hence the colours on some photos. This particular site attracted birds to the drip from the standpipe on which the bird is perched. Water here is at a premium & some animals have to have water provided as they are not...
  14. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater A chance visitor; a bird I have seen only once before. This one, like my first sighting, seems to have been on its way through to somewhere else, because it didn't stay around. The tree in which it's perched is a Norfolk Island pine - I didn't realise until I posted a...
  15. Only my second sighting...

    Only my second sighting...

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater. I've only seen this species once before. I went out, intending to fetch the washing from the line, and was greeted by this bird's beautiful call, from a Norfolk Island pine tree in a neighbour's back yard. The washing could wait, and this time I managed a few photos...
  16. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    I photographed this Honeyeater while wandering a remote country road a few days ago. The birds are common through arid parts of Australia. I had only managed a few distant shots of this bird and thought that would be the only shots I would get. Luckily for me he decided to fly a little closer...
  17. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

  18. He's in my tree!!!

    He's in my tree!!!

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater and New Holland Honeyeater The panic-stricken NHH hovering above the visiting Spiny-cheeked is building a nest in that olive tree, about an arm's length from where the larger bird is perched. The Spiny-cheeked pair, who visited unexpectedly early this week, have so far...
  19. Not so sharp, but...

    Not so sharp, but...

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater I've been wanting a photo of this species for ages. I knew there were a few about, but I had never seen one. Then yesterday, out of the blue, from outside came a distinctive bird call that I'd never heard before. Out I went, and there it sat, on the mirror of my car...
  20. Just bursting with song!

    Just bursting with song!

    Took this yesterday morning during the Westgate Park birdcount. A very shy bird so I hid behind a tall bush next to a tree and pushed the lens through the leaves. After a bit one finally came close and sang its heart out. Later I went home and erased my CF by accident! Fortunately I was able to...
  21. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    From this angle you can see the "spines" on the cheeks that give this bird its name
  22. Spiny Cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny Cheeked Honeyeater

    First one of these little guys i have seen before,was feeding on small berries outside of friends house had to sneak out to get this shot ,he was only about eight feet away but didn't seem that fussed to have me there.
  23. Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-cheeked Honeyeaters are a large desert honeyeater, with a distinctive call. Their pink beaks stand out a mile away, but their blue eyes are not so obvious without the help of a scope... I like the way digiscoping gives the illusion of being very close to the subject - instead of about...
  24. Spiny-Cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-Cheeked Honeyeater

    This Honeyeater was making a tremendously loud gurgling noise but I couldn't see it. So I climbed into the shrub to get a better look. Unfortunately some of the branches prevented me from seeing or photographing his bottom half.
  25. Spiny-Cheeked Honeyeater

    Spiny-Cheeked Honeyeater

    Taken in the Flinders Ranges National Park at Appealinnna Ruins. My friend was very Keen to take photos of Ruined buildings which was fine by me as most of the old homesteads were built near a creek-bed which of course had the magnificent Red Gums and frequently a variety of birds. Another new one.
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