Eurystomus orientalis  

Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)
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© Larry Dunis 2010
Ingham, QLD (Apr, 2010)

The immature Dollarbird has a duller plumage than the adult bird and also sports a blackish bill.

Thinking back on the road-trip Nikki and I did from Brisbane to Cairns in late April I don't recall seeing any adult Dollarbirds, only a few immature ones which makes me think the adults had already migrated North back to Papua-New Guinea and Indonesia, leaving the young ones to find their own way when ready.

Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)


Dollarbird (Eurystomus orientalis)

Dollarbird (immature)