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Grey Fantail

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Grey Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa). The  Grey Fantail ( Rhipidura fuliginosa) is  around 17 cm in size.  It is one of the friendliest birds  in the bush and is named for its long fan like tail. It is  characterized for its erratic flight and how it dashes out  from its perch to chase insects.

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Yellow-throated Honeyeater

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Yellow-throated Honeyeater  (Lichenostomus  flavicollis). The Yellow-throated Honeyeater (Lichenostomus  flavicollis ) prefers a eucalypt forest habitat where it  feeds on seasonally available nectar and insects.   The species breeds from August to December, and  lays two to three spotted pinkish eggs in a cup-shaped nest which is built within a metre   of the ground.

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Yellow Wattlebird

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Yellow Wattlebird  (Anthochaera paradoxa).  The  Yellow Wattlebird  (Anthochaera paradoxa) is Australia’s largest honeyeater (380-480 mm) and endemic to Tasmania, found in eucalypt forest  and woodlands typical of the River-Forest.  It feeds  on insects and nectar. Both sexes are similar in  appearance.

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Green-Rosella

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There are 12 endemic species of birds in  Tasmania and 3 have been identified in this  area; Green Rosella (Platycercus caledonicus),  The well known  Green Rosella ( Platycercus  caledonicus ) is Australia’s largest rosella    (330-370mm). Male and female birds have    the same bright green and yellow colouring.

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