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Brush Bronzewing

7 monthes ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

Brush Bronzewing - Phaps elegans are one of the bird species that we rarely encounter, because we are rarely in the right location in Australia. During our recent visit to South Gippsland in Victoria we had one encounter. They are similar to the Common Bronzewi ng , but they are a larger bird. Both species are very stocky and usually encountered alone or in pairs. The iridescent patch on the Brush Bronzewing does not stand out as much with the Common Bronzewing. With either of these species you need to have the right light on them to capture the colours anyway.
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