Grantiella picta  

Painted Honeyeater (Grantiella picta)
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© Vik Dunis 2010
Mount Korong Scenic Reserve, VIC (Nov, 2010)

We were returning to Melbourne late on Sunday from a weekend in the Mallee of north-western Victoria and deviated slightly to make a quick visit to the Mount Korong Scenic Reserve.

With the sun approaching the horizon, we were lucky enough to see this Painted Honeyeater perched for half a minute at the top of a large dead tree catching a few of the day's final rays before moving on.

Painted Honeyeater (Grantiella picta)

Painted Honeyeater