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Juvenile Varied Sittellas

1 month ago   |   By 10,000 Birds

The header photo above is of our local Varied Sittella. Varied Sittellas are endemic to Australia and widespread across the mainland. However, their plumage is quite different depending on your location. Our local bird is called the White-winged Varied Sittella and has distinct white wings in flight. They do tend to be very vocal in flight and feed in the dense foliage. The way they feed is very similar to a Nuthatch. They always appear to feed downwards and often upside-down.
We have observed Varied Sittellas once flying over our home, but generally we observe them around thirty...
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