Eastern Spinebill Gallery

Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris
A couple of families of these birds are residents at Wombolly, as they flap a consistent round of the many flowering trees and shrubs that abound. They are deft acrobats as they thrust their long curved beaks deep into the flowers. Each year a young one or two, without the distinct markings of the adults, joins in the feeding fun. Their beaks and the Kangaroo Paw flowers must have been made for each other!  Click on images to enlarge.

Eastern Spinebill

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