PASSERIFORMES: Nectariniidae

Dicaeum hirundinaceum  

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum)
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© Geoff Walker 2014
John Oxley Reserve, QLD (Jun, 2014)

I was trying to photograph a nightjar while holding branches out of the road when a blur appeared in the middle of the view. The camera refocused and beautiful male Mistletoebird appeared in the viewfinder. Snap then back to the nightjar.

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum)

Mistletoebird

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum)

Mistletoebird

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum)

Mistletoebird

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum)

Mistletoebird

Mistletoebird (Dicaeum hirundinaceum)

Male Mistletoebird