12 comments on “Wattle You Know About These – Our Largest Honeyeaters – The Wattlebirds ?

  1. I love the reds 😀 even of they can be a bit aggressive. I find their crowing (is that even what it’s called?) Such a comforting noise. I love watching them do it, puff out their little chests xD I do hope to see a yellow one day. I thought the reds were huge, but then I saw a blue faced Honeyeater.

    Also, great to hear about the site for younger ones. My 10year old niece has started getting interested in birds, so I’ll be sure to show her 😀

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    • Thanks Lolipops for your welcome comment! Yes, it is interesting to watch the way they puff up their chests before calling, and they do have a very unique throaty sound. Yes the Blue-faced HEs are also quite large and another aggressive honeyeater, and are also chased by Miners and Wattlebirds, especially when the young are fledging or nesting. I am hoping that we can interest young people in birding through my website, talks and my book, I would be interested to know how your niece finds the page as I am asking different people to give me feedback.

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  2. I am astonished how long and how patiently you’ve waiting for the return of your lens! By now, I’d have gone and bought a new one and just apologized to my wife after the fact! LOL. Great blog! William

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    • Likewise William, I am also astonished, and so is my wife, as this has tested my patience somewhat, and the Lord has given me grace to just let it be. Apparently, the request for a part in the lens was missed by the company, so the repair has been stretched out. It gives me a chance to showcase some of our birds in the meantime. Thanks for your welcome comment.

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  3. Thanks so much Lisa Beth! Yes we praise our Lord for his amazing handwork as does all creation glorious and wonderful are all his ways. Thanks for your prayers. I had my heart put back to normal rhythm this morning so we are asking our Lord to do a miracle and hold it there. It is amazing how peaceful and good it feels, praise his wonderful name!

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  4. Wow, what a world of Wattles! Fascinating. Thank you for another wonderful post, displaying God’s magnificent creation.
    I pray that you and your wife are well….will keep you in prayer brother.

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