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The secret life of white-plumed honeyeaters

May 13, 2012 | Discuss

The secret life of white-plumed honeyeaters

White-plumed honeyeaters are very partial to rivergums, a fact that explains why they are so perpetually present in our back yard. I have always assumed there are large numbers of them, but I wonder if perhaps they create that illusion by moving fast and chirping a lot. The huge gum in our back yard appears to be the jealously guarded centre of their universe, to which only short visits by other birds are tolerated. Recent events suggest that our particular honeyeaters may be permanent residents...Read more