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  1. Silvery

    Silvery

    My last picture of the day, a pretty little Silvereye in a bush at the back of the garden. I still love them!
  2. Can't be that cross...

    Can't be that cross...

    .... for I've seen a more severe glare from a Silvereye LOL So pleased to have got him that day, as fast becoming my favourite bird LOL
  3. You look awful wet

    You look awful wet

    A Silvereye, was looking askance at a soaking wet Splendid Fairywren. Not sure, but I think the fairywren may be a young male, as he doesn't seem to be completely blue over the back. Have you ever had one of those days when things seem to start going wrong as soon as you wake up. Such was this...
  4. Oh go away!

    Oh go away!

    A pretty Silvereye was on the garden feeder when we got back. I really adored these beautiful guys. Though in this image it shows how severe they can look!!
  5. Silvereye

    Silvereye

    Silvereye
  6. Ready for the beauty contest?

    Ready for the beauty contest?

    Just needs a towel and hairdryer for this gorgeous Silvereye maybe! Rather fell in love with these little guys too.
  7. A good start gets better

    A good start gets better

    Having only seen singleton Silvereyes before, it was a treat to see three together enjoying a feed! I was already feeling quite excited about what was in store for me over the coming couple of weeks. And I'd only been here half an hour LOL
  8. Capricorn Silvereye

    Capricorn Silvereye

    A Capricorn Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis chlorocephalus) feasting on the Sweet Sandpaper Fig (Ficus opposita). When I was on Heron Island in July 2019 I noticed the many silvereye birds, one of my favorite birds, if not even my most favorite bird by now. So, I wanted to film these beautiful...
  9. Togetherness

    Togetherness

    I'd seen a pair on my previous visit to the waterhole, so they obviously like each other. Silvereyes remain one of my favourite species.
  10. Silvereye

    Silvereye

    Silvereye
  11. Goggles

    Goggles

    Aren't Silvereyes beautiful! So well named too with that broad white eyering.
  12. Maybe its first caught Sandfly

    Maybe its first caught Sandfly

    Silvereye fledgling ssp lateralis
  13. Fledgling Silvereye

    Fledgling Silvereye

    spent a bit of time watching this youngster - very entertaining acrobatics getting all parts operational
  14. fledgling feeding

    fledgling feeding

    Silvereye with fledgling
  15. Tauhou, the silvereye

    Tauhou, the silvereye

    Backyard bird in overcast conditions
  16. Ag oculus

    Ag oculus

    ..... who gets it then? The title was going to be 'drying off' as he's still a bit damp from a bath, but I changed my mind at the last minute. Still think these are one of the cutest of Australian birds.
  17. Communal Bathing

    Communal Bathing

    I just couldn't resist this one for Saturday Fun. Silvereyes and Spotted Scrubwren (which prior to October 2022 was known as White-browed) enjoying bathtime. .
  18. I like the sun on my back

    I like the sun on my back

    No session in the garden was complete without spotting one of these gorgeous Silvereyes.
  19. Quite different

    Quite different

    .... when he's cleaned up, isn't he! LOL no, this isn't yesterday's fairywren but a cute wee Silvereye who'd been watching the fairywren. I love the look on his face!! LOL
  20. Those eyes again

    Those eyes again

    No view of the garden was complete without seeing one of these beautiful Silvereyes. I really couldn't get enough of them!!!
  21. Tauhou, the silvereye

    Tauhou, the silvereye

    On top of the world
  22. Precious?

    Precious?

    Back at home after that lovely trip round the Porongurups, there was this lovely Silvereye ensuring we got back safely. Two more Lifers added this day bringing the total to 223.
  23. silvereye

    silvereye

    eating my olives. This was taken through the window
  24. Tauhou, the silvereye

    Tauhou, the silvereye

    Suspicious visitor
  25. Bather

    Bather

    I cropped this as close as I could to see if the wee drops of water on his head would show. Maybe you need better eyes than mine though!! Doesn't he look delightful in there.
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