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  • Red Wattlebird

  • Anthochaera carunculata
  • The Red Wattlebird is a large, noisy honeyeater. The common name refers to the fleshy reddish wattle on the side of the neck. The plumage is grey-brown on the body, with prominent white streaks and yellow on the belly. The face is pale and the tail is long with a white-tip. Young Red Wattlebirds are duller than the adult and have a brown, rather than reddish, eye. The wattle is also very small and pale.

  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=550
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=550&p=242
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  • Red Wattlebird

  • The Red Wattlebird is a large, noisy honeyeater. The common name refers to the fleshy reddish wattle on the side of the neck. The plumage is grey-brown on the body, with prominent white streaks and yellow on the belly. The face is pale and the tail is long with a white-tip. Young Red Wattlebirds are duller than the adult and have a brown, rather than reddish, eye. The wattle is also very small and pale.

  • Formerly or also known as
  • Scientific name
  • Anthochaera carunculata
  • Former scientific name
    RAOU number
  • 638
  • Size
  • 33-37cm
  • Period in district
  • Song group
  • The clocks
  • Song link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/sounds.php?c=550&p=242
  • Photos link
  • http://www.graemechapman.com.au/library/viewphotos.php?c=550
  • Description link
  • http://birdlife.org.au/bird-profile/red-wattlebird