Yellow Wattlebird
Anthochaera paradoxa

Summary

A large honeyeater with pendulous yellow wattles, long tail and short curved bill. Wattles may be up to 60 mm long, attaining full length about 6 months after fledging. Prominent yellow patch on belly. Legs and feet pink-brown to dark pink. Sexes are similar, but males are larger


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Habitat

Dry sclerophyll forest, avoiding recently burnt areas. Common in urban areas, parks and gardens

Distribution

Endemic to Tasmania

Size

Can grow up to around 46cm with a wingspan of around 54cm

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