Male, front with lunch
Male, profile, caught a snack
|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Order:||Perching Birds (Passeriformes)|
|Species:||Varied Sittella (Daphoenositta chrysoptera ssp pileata)|
|This Photo:||Male, profile, hunting|
EXTRA - Photo Specific Information:
I spy, with my little eye something beginning with "I"
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
Ours are the "Black-capped Race"
Often upside down. Very pretty black & white chequered rump. Yellow legs, beak and eye-ring.
Orange stripe on its wings when flying.
Female is actually prettier than the male.