but SO beautifully adapted to “soak up the pooled liquid nectar stored in flowers!”
Welcome to the world of the Brown Honeyeater!
This little bird, with its unremarkable name and equally unremarkable appearance, is one you are very likely encounter or hear every day – but much less likely to notice!
Dull in appearance but by no means lacking in endeavour!
Head to Jim Butler’s latest Feather Fascination to learn more: Feather Fascination March 2019
Perhaps we’ll all start noticing these engaging little birds from now on!
© Ed Frazer