Red Wattlebird
Back Pattern
Ellura
Red Wattlebird
Flock of 14 Roosting
 
    
Red Wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Perching Birds (Passeriformes)
Family: Honeyeater (Meliphagidae)
Species: Red Wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata)
This Photo:     Singing

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), in the Adelaide Hills and elsewhere
Beautiful white spear patterns on grey/black back.
Red wattles under the ears.
Yellow patch below the striated breast.
Grey patch under the eye with black crown.

Copyright © 2013- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 24-Apr-2013
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)