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Phaps elegans

13 Brush Bronzewing at Tinderry, NSW

Phaps elegans at Tinderry, NSW - 23 Jan 2022
Phaps elegans at Tinderry, NSW - 23 Jan 2022
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Identification history

Phaps elegans 2 Feb 2022 natureguy
Phaps elegans 1 Feb 2022 markus

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User's notes

We also have Common Bronzewings, but this looks quite different? Clear eye-bar and striking iridescence.

4 comments

natureguy wrote:
   2 Feb 2022
Fantastic sighting, this species is quite rare in the CNM region, and not commonly recorded. The rich chestnut upperparts are distinctive compared to Common Bronzewing.
Harrisi wrote:
   4 Feb 2022
Bravo Markus, what with the pristine bush, amazing view and hydration provided, what more would a Brush Bronzewing want !?
markus wrote:
   5 Feb 2022
@Harrisi perhaps a brush bronzewing partner? ;-)
Harrisi wrote:
   6 Feb 2022
ah , indeed !

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  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 23 Jan 2022 06:52 AM Recorded on
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