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.
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.
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.
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.