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HoneyeaterPtilotula ornata  

5 Yellow-plumed Honeyeater at Hall, ACT

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Ptilotula ornata at Hall, ACT - 7 Jun 2018
Ptilotula ornata at Hall, ACT - 7 Jun 2018
Ptilotula ornata at Hall, ACT - 7 Jun 2018

Identification history

Honeyeater Ptilotula ornata 15 Jul 2018 ChrisDavey
Honeyeater Ptilotula ornata 12 Jul 2018 PrueSteve

Significant sighting

18 Jul 2018

First Canberra Nature Map record of this species which is a rare sighting in our region

Author's notes

We were chasing up a report of the species at Hall TSR on Birdline ACT - eventually found one with a mixed flock on the eastern side of the highway

6 comments

   12 Jul 2018
Amazing find.
ChrisDavey wrote:
   13 Jul 2018
Thanks Steve. Chris
   16 Jul 2018
Chris do you want to make this a significant sighting? and explain why
michaelb wrote:
   19 Jul 2018
Hi PrueSteve
Thanks for your photos. I have downloaded the original photo no. 2, cropped it and added it back to be used on the Species page, see:-
https://canberra.naturemapr.org/Community/Species/30214
Good work
   20 Jul 2018
Bird first reported by Matthew Stanton on 31 May. The very first individual recorded in the region.
natureguy wrote:
   20 Jul 2018
The first ACT record as well.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.062677-35.160723
  • Places Hall, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Vagrant Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 7 Jun 2018 10:35 AM Recorded on
  • PrueSteve Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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