|Class:||Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)|
|Order:||Perching Birds (Passeriformes)|
|Family:||Honeyeater (Meliphagidae) iNaturalist Observation|
|Species:||Red Wattlebird (Anthochaera carunculata)|
|This Photo:||Flock of 14 Roosting|
Thank you Jack Morgan for confirming the id of this species for us
General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA), the Adelaide Hills, the Flinders Ranges, the Riverland, Coastal Areas and elsewhere
Beautiful white spear patterns on grey/black back.
Red wattles under the ears/cheeks; which grow with age.
Yellow patch below the striated breast.
Grey patch under the eye with black crown.